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The Enchanted World -- Water Spirits
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408906
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Marbled endpapers. Clean and tidy copy. Covering aspects of marine folklore with lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography. The place marker ribbon is slightly frayed. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408906. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408905. Inventory No: 0247930. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0247930  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Enchanted World -- Fairies and Elves
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408817
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1986. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/No Dust Jacket. Third Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pp., Illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour drawings. Silk place marker ribbon. Price in ink on front endpage. :-(. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408817. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408813. Inventory No: 0225693. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0225693  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Treasury of Australian folklore
Stone, Walter,
ISBN: 0727012665
Rigby, Adelaide, 1980. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. 161 pages., Colour illustrated dustwrapper, photographic endpapers, text illustrated with many black and white photographs, and drawings. There is a slight rubbing to the base of the boards, the dustwrapper has seen better days. The top edge is torn at each fold. There is no loss. The selection in this book ranges of freely over most aspects of our folk history, from stories of the aborigines, the first Australians, to accounts of Australia's legendary fame in fields as far apart as sport and war. Our most treasured poems, songs and stories are here, but here also are tales stranger than fiction drawn from our forgotten past. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 160 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 0727012665. ISBN/EAN: 9780727012661. Inventory No: 0251403. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0251403  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Covenant with the Vampire; the diaries of the family Dracul
Kalogridis, Jeanne,
ISBN: 0747212449
Headline Book Publishing, London, 1994. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Keith Skayfe -- dust Jacket. First Edition. 500 g; XII, 244 pages, includes family tree. Colour illustrated dust jacket. Slight ruffling of the edges of the dust jacket otherwise in very good order. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Keith Skayfe -- dust Jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0747212449. ISBN/EAN: 9780747212447. Inventory No: 0213353. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Alien Intrusion UFOs and the evolution connection
Bates, Gary,
ISBN: 0890514356
Master Books, Green Forest, 2005. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: photographs, drawings et cetera. First Edition. Are there really alien civilizations in our vast universe? In Alien Intrusion, Gary Bates gives a thorough treatment of this fascinating subject. What is behind the numerous sightings from around the world? Does the U.S. Government have evidence of alien craft? Can we hope to make contact in our lifetime? The author comes from an unapologetic Christian perspective, but lets the facts speak for themselves. His expertise on the subject and ability to 'cover the bases' has earned widespread respect - even from many in the 'UFOlogy community' who may be uncomfortable with the startling conclusions to which he inevitable leads the reader. . Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 384 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs, drawings et cetera. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; Christianity; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0890514356. ISBN/EAN: 9780890514351. Inventory No: 0254213. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Dawn of Time; Aboriginal Myths in Paintings
Mountford Charles P.,
Rigby Limited, Adelaide, 1969. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. First Edition. 400 grammes; 80 pages, last blank, introduction by Charles P. Mountford. The text is illustrated with 32 full colour quarter page/full-page illustrations by Ainslie Roberts and numerous black-and-white illustrations by the same artist. Brown coloured boards with white illustrations of kangaroos to the lower edge of the front panel. White titles to the backstrip. Very slight rubbing to the heel of the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Ainslie Roberts, against a white background with black writing on the front panel and spine. Rubbing of the top edge of the dustjacket most noticeable around the head of the spine. The retelling of some of the Australian Aboriginal myths as re-told by Charles P. Mountford and drawn by Ainslie Roberts. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0253507. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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Chinese Mythology; An Introduction
Birrell, Anne M.,
ISBN: 0801861837
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1999. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Book Description\n\nBirrell provides English translations of some 300 representative myth narratives selected from over 100 classical texts, many of which have never before been translated into any Western language. Organizing the narratives according to themes and motifs common to world mythology, Birrell addresses issues of source, dating, attribution, textural variants, multiforms, and context. Drawing on exhaustive work in comparative mythology, she surveys the development of Chinese myth studies, summarizes the contribution of Chinese and Japanese scholars to the study of Chinese myth since the 1920s, and examines special aspects of traditional approaches to Chinese myth. The result is an unprecedented guide to the study of Chinese myth for specialists and nonspecialists alike. rear panel blurb book is secondhand, it is clean without damage, and free of annotation. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 322 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0801861837. ISBN/EAN: 9780801861833. Inventory No: 0252193. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0252193  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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In Search of Myth & Heroes
Wood, Michael,
ISBN: 0563521872
BBC books, London, 2005. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. the book is second-hand, the only damages a slight rubbing at the top right hand corner of the first page. Internally clean. To accompany the television series of the same name, the author journey to some of the remotest places on earth in search of 4 of the most powerful myths Shangri-La Jason and the Golden fleece, King Arthur & the Queen of Sheba Illustrated with colour photographs, and maps, the book is at once a book of great journeys, a historical adventure and exploration of some of humanity's most enduring myths previous bookseller's rubberstamp at the bottom of the first page. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. 272 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0563521872. ISBN/EAN: 9780563521877. Inventory No: 0255693. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Enchanted World -- the Book of Christmas
Lehane, Brendan And the Editors of Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408949
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1987. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pages., includes bibliography. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Silk page marker. Gilt decorated front board with illustration tipped in. The top edge of the dustwrapper is slightly ruffled. Lavishly illustrated this book is divided into four sections: ch 1 The Eternal Moment, ch 2 The Heart of Darkness, ch 3 Summoning the Sun, and ch 4 The Light Triumphant. The illustrations are in black and white, and in colour, and many of the pages resemble "illuminated pages". Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0705408949. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408943. Inventory No: 0224651. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0224651  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap, London, 1938. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 424 pages, includes maps, genealogical table, glossary and index. Colour frontispiece by Lord Leighton, with 48 black-and-white photographs from famous pictures and statues. Fading of the spine section of the binding, traces of foxing to the top in front edges of the textblock, offset tanning of the front free end page. bumping of the top edge of the spine section and a little rubbing to the same. Traces of foxing in the index, some sloppiness of the front hinge. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0242757. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0242757  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Visit to the Great Ant Kingdom
Tianxiu, Li,
ISBN: 7800512983
Dolphin Books, Beijing, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Shiming Zhang. First Edition. 42 pages of illustrations with a line of text at the bottom of each page, decorated endpages, colour illustrated boards matching the wrapper. A neat tidy copy. . Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Shiming Zhang. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 7800512983. ISBN/EAN: 9787800512988. Inventory No: 0210397. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600342883
Hamlyn, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Third Impression. IV, 144 pages, introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. Illustrated frontispiece, showing a mosaic of Apollo. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated front cover, showing a Roman mosaic of Ganymede and the Eagle, with black writing on the front panel and spine. Apart from a couple of foxing spots to the front free end page and half title page, the book shows no damage. " This book traces the growth of Roman belief on primitive to take Religion. It shows how, with the expansion of empire, Rome opened up to a great influx of exotic religion and philosophy and these are also described. Epicureanism, Stoicism, Mithraism, the cult of Isis and other creeds all struggled for ascendancy until finally giving way to the new import from the east: Christianity." From the front paste down panel. Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600342883. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342885. Inventory No: 0230610. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Tales of the Punjab
Steel, Flora Anne (collected By); Temple, R.C. (annotations),
ISBN: 0370012712
Bodley Head, London, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Top edge tinted, spine section of dustjacket faded so that the title is not readable, foxing of front and rear fold over flaps, clean and tidy inside, illustrated with line drawings. This collection of Indian folktales was made by an English woman who went to Intuit a husband in 1867 lived there for 22 years, and contains 43 tail, almost all of them taken from the old versions of local storytellers Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; ISBN: 0370012712. ISBN/EAN: 9780370012711. Inventory No: 0266288. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Erotic Fairy Tales: A Romp Through the Classics
szereton, mitzi (a.k.a. Valentine, M. S.),
ISBN: 1573991244
Cleis Press, San Francisco, 2000. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. please note that these are not the gentle fairytales told to children, but rather the more shall we say adult versions of the same stories. I shall never think of Cinderella in the same way again. Full number line. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XII, 316, [8] pages in photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly rubbed at the top and bottom of front and rear panels.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Erotica; ISBN: 1573991244. ISBN/EAN: 9781573991247. Inventory No: 0261179. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Ludmila, a legend of Lichtenstein
Gallico, Paul (Translated and Edited by..),
Michael Joseph, London, 1955. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Poor Condition. Illustrator: photographic and Drawings. First Edition. 225 g; 48 pages, illustrated with charcoal style part page and full-page drawings by Franz Deak. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The book is in good order with only a touch of foxing to the top edge of the text block. The dust jacket is torn, and chipped, price clipped and missing the bottom half of the rear panel, now protected. . "She was a little Lichtenstein cow, with great ambitions. She wished to be champion milk producer of that year, where her milking stool as a crown, and lead the procession of herds down the mountainside in the age-old Lichtenstein harvest ceremony. But alas, she was small and poor quality of her yield gave her no hope of realising her ambition. And then a mountain saint, and a little child combined to produce a miracle that shook the hills. -- front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic and Drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0234966. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Nine Dayak Nights
Geddes, W. R.,
Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1957. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 500 g; XXXII, 144 pages, indexed, illustrated with black-and-white plates, and a couple of maps. Photographic illustrated dustjacket. Couple of foxing spots to the top edge of the text block. The dustjacket bottom edges lightly rubbed, the top edge has a 0.5 inch tear is central to the rear panel and a 1.0 inch tear with associated creasing and chipping at the top of the spine. The spine section of the jacket has faded from exposure to light. There is also a closed tear about 3 inches from the top on the spine section. A scan can be provided to help assess condition. This book is about the life and culture of the land Dyaks of Borneo. The author spent 2 years living with them. He presented to us principally by means of a legend, a wonderful tale of a Dayak folk hero and his amazing achievements as told to the author by Raseh, the leading spirit-medium of the village." -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; History -- Indonesia; Inventory No: 0233001. 
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0233001  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Mouth of the Night
Macfarlane, Iris;Campbell, J. F.,
ISBN: 0701150351
Chatto & Windus, London, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: John Lawrence. First Edition. 400 g; 160 pages, illustrated with black-and-white line drawings. Colour illustrated dustjacket. The top edge of text block is foxed. Otherwise a very clean copy. The 14 memorable Gaelic tales of this collection are accompanied by starkly powerful drawings by the distinguished illustrated John Lawrence, who has taken every advantage of the humorous and dramatic possibilities. -- Front fold over blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: John Lawrence. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scotland; ISBN: 0701150351. ISBN/EAN: 9780701150358. Inventory No: 0232724. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 0517259133
Bell Publishing Company, New York, 1978. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Damaged/Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings. The top edge of the text block has five indentations, which might be insect origin, or someone may have been playing with a drill. Rubbing to the base edge of the boards, handling marks visible on the back panel of the dust jacket, which also has a half inch tear at the bottom left, and a 3/4" tear at the top right of the rear panel, and shows water damage to the top third of the rear panel and the bottom quarter of the same. The book itself appears to be free of any water damage . This volume and deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly in deed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. -- from the preface Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517259133. ISBN/EAN: 9780517259139. Inventory No: 0221420. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0221420  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Dancing Bears
Saberhagen, Fred,
ISBN: 0312857985
Tor Books, New York, 1996. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 349 pp., illustrated dutwrapper Gary Ruddell. Dancing Bears is a mystic adventure that takes American John Sherwood on a prodigious journey to prerevolution Russia, the Arctic Circle, and behind the ancient legend of the shape changer, a creature possesses the ability to alter its human appearance to that of a powerful and savage beast Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0312857985. ISBN/EAN: 9780312857981. Inventory No: 000842. 
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
ISBN: 0347000061
Saxon House, London, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 820 g.; XIV, 338 pages, list of illustrations, Exordium to a factual myth, bibliography. Brown coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a solid gold figure. The text is illustrated with 66 black and white photographs and a few colour photographs. The dustjacket has faded on the left-hand side of the front panel and has a 0.5 inch tear at the top right of the rear panel. The front panel has a 1.0 inch tear at the top right-hand corner. Ownership inscription on the bottom right-hand corner of the front free end page with a sticker stain at the top left of the same. No other damage to describe. This is the history of Eldorado. From being a single golden man the myth has evolved into a city of gold. In this book the author follows the footsteps of many predecessors looking for the legendary city of gold. He discusses the myth, the heroics and the history of untold deaths that Eldorado has caused throughout the ages. . Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History -- South America; Exploration; ISBN: 0347000061. ISBN/EAN: 9780347000062. Inventory No: 0230871. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1963. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Reprint. 700 g; 320 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with small black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dust jacket; price clipped front fold over flap, 1.5 inch tear at the top left of the front panel and half an inch tear at the top right of the front panel, 1 inch tear at the bottom left of the rear panel, fading of the colour on the spine. No other damage to report. This is the first comprehensive collection of Australian folktales and traditions. There are tales of adventure, bushrangers, shipwrecks, ghosts, place names and place lore, and there is a wide selection of colonial ballads. Although entertaining, the book also provides a reference work for the future. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0230256. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Egyptian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0600550249
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600550249. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550242. Inventory No: 0228699. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228699  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica,
ISBN: 0600550222
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600550222. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550228. Inventory No: 0228698. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228698  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600550214
Newnes, Middlesex, 1986. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 600 g; 144 pages, indexed, and illustrated throughout with black-and-white, and colour photographs with supporting text. In original photographic illustrated softcover binding which is slightly faded on the spine section. The original bookseller's rubber name stamp at the bottom right-hand corner of the 1st page. A Volume in the Library of the World's Myths and Legends series. Size: Large Format Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600550214. ISBN/EAN: 9780600550211. Inventory No: 0228697. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Gnomes
Huygen Wil,
ISBN: 0810909650
Abrams, New York, 1977. 
  Hardcover (Imitation Leather). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. First Edition. 1.2 kg; 212 pp, all in colour, hundreds of illustrations; maps, diagrams. Illustrated endpapers. Previous owner's name on verso of ffep. Colour illustrated dustjacket, slightly discoloured on the spine section from sunlight. The book itself shows no damage. A delight to the eye and filled with verbal fun this is a book to show little ones, as a spoof of scientific studies for sophisticate, and is a charming piece of made up reality for every reader. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rien Poortvliet. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; ISBN: 0810909650. ISBN/EAN: 9780810909656. Inventory No: 0228665. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 38.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228665  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Moon Under Her Feet; the story of Mari Magdalene in the service of the great Mother
Kinstler, Clysta,
ISBN: 0062504975
Harper San Francisco, New York, 1991. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g; 315 pages, includes notes and bibliography, and illustrated with some line drawings, and a key to the characters. The book shows no damage apart from the usual age darkening of the page edges. -- A reintroducing of the Goddess/mother back into the Bible, showing the role of women and the influence of Goddess worship. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; Gender Studies; Religion -- Christianity; ISBN: 0062504975. ISBN/EAN: 9780062504975. Inventory No: 0228038. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0228038  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Enchanted World -- Ghosts
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408833
Time-Life Books, Amsterdam, 1991. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. 1.0 kg; 144 pages., colour illustrated dustwrapper, tipped in plate on front board, numerous full-page colour photographs and illustrations throughout the book. Bibliography. Yellow place marker ribbon. Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0705408833. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408837. Inventory No: 0225694. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 26.50 (AUD)
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A Treasury of Australian Folk Tales & Traditions
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, 1963. 
  Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Reprint. 700 g; 320 pages, indexed, illustrated throughout with small black-and-white line drawings. Illustrated end pages, colour illustrated dust jacket; the dust jacket is missing the bottom half of the rear panel, and what is left has been chipped, and torn, and held together with tape which has browned and stained both the dust jacket edges and the end pages to which the tape was adhered. Previous owner's name on the half title page. This is the first comprehensive collection of Australian folktales and traditions. There are tales of adventure, bushrangers, shipwrecks, ghosts, place names and place lore, and there is a wide selection of colonial ballads. Although entertaining, the book also provides a reference work for the future. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Music; Inventory No: 0225108. 
Price: 12.50 (AUD)
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The Empire of Fear
Stableford, Brian,
ISBN: 0671699458
Simon & Schuster, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Fair Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. First Edition. 800 g; 392pp., last 2 blank. Blue coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by Brian Salmon, with white writing on the front panel and spine. The bottom edge of the text block shows a splash mark from water with some slight colour transfer to the bottom edge of the pages, but not affecting the internal contents. Water marks to the underside of the dust jacket. The Empire of fear is a fabulous adventure, which provides a fascinating picture of a society moving out of the shadow of superstition and feudalism into an age of science and reason. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Brian Salmon -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0671699458. ISBN/EAN: 9780671699451. Inventory No: 0223009. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
The Gresham Publishing Company, London, No date. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. no Indication. 1.150 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, colour frontispiece with tissue guard, seven other plates in colour, 26 monochrome drawings and paintings (the one at page 274/275 has partially come away). Top edge of text block tinted a dark green, with the spine, and front board, titled with dark red ink, and a small decoration in lemon yellow. Slight bumping to the spine at the bottom, and rubbing of the lower corners of the cloth, and there is a chip to the cloth on the front edge approximately 3 inches from the top. . This volume and deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly indeed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. -- from the preface. Published at the beginning of the last century Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0221286. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
Price: 90.00 (AUD)
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All Colour Book of Greek Mythology
Patrick, Richard,
ISBN: 0706401115
Octopus Books, London, 1972. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. First Edition. 700 g; 72 pages, illustrated with 102 colour plates, with illustrated end pages, illustrated boards, and colour illustrated dust jacket. The top edge of the front and rear boards show minor signs of insect damage, the dust jacket is rubbed and chipped across the top edge, with a couple of tape repairs and shows traces of foxing, on the verso of the jacket. An introduction by Barbara Picard. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0706401115. ISBN/EAN: 9780706401110. Inventory No: 0220617. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Love and be Wise ; Based on ’ Riquet a La Houppe ’ By Charles Perrault
Perrault, Charles [ Retold by Anne Carter ],
ISBN: 0744506093
Walker Books, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Jean Claverie. First Edition. VI, 45 pages. Pale orange coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with wonderful full page and occasional double page illustrations by Jean Claverie. " "Illustrated front cover, again by Jean Claverie, with brown background and black titles to the front panel and back strip. Illustrated dustwrapper, using the same illustration as for underlying boards. Black titles to the front panel and to the back strip. A trace of foxing to the top edge of the text block. A retelling of the 17th-century French fairytale writer Charles Perraults' story of Riquet of the Quiff and his lady love. . Size: Square Quarto. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Jean Claverie. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Illustrated; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0744506093. ISBN/EAN: 9780744506099. Inventory No: 0219907. 
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
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Sticks, Stones
Llerena, Carlos Antonio,
ISBN: 0030182468
Holt Rinehart & Winston, New York, 1977. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: The Author. First Edition. 32 pages, text illustrated with black-and-white drawings, black-and-white illustrated dust wrapper. 1.5 in. tear at the bottom front panel/spine fold; otherwise in very good order. This Peruvian author/artist retells a Peruvian folktale about how the plain puma became the beautiful otorongo. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: The Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0030182468. ISBN/EAN: 9780030182464. Inventory No: 0207272. 
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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The Easter Story Book
Verschuren, Ineke,
ISBN: 0863151183
Floris Books, Edinburgh, 1991. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 650 g; 240 pages, last page blank, the text is illustrated with charcoal style drawings for whom I could find no credit. Colour illustrated dust jacket. The dust jacket has a 0.5 inch tear at the lower left-hand corner of the front panel, and has the original bookseller's sticker on the lower edge of the rear panel. The original price has been blacked out on the front fold over flap. Bumping to the tail of the back strip, with the cream cloth being clean. Slight dustiness to the top edge of the text block. This collection of over 30 storeys, legends and folktales reflect the season around Easter and early summer in the northern hemisphere. For younger children, folktales from all around the world illustrate at a deeper in imaginative level the theme of sacrifice and the triumph of love and loyalty over adversity. We also find the recurring motif of the Resurrection, in which the character throws off an outer skin and emerges in a new, truer and shining guise. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Christianity; Fiction -- Childrens; ISBN: 0863151183. ISBN/EAN: 9780863151187. Inventory No: 0215372. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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The Biggest Fish in the World
Reed, A. W.,
ISBN: 058900848X
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Good/Poor Condition. Illustrator: Roger Hart & Trevor Plaisted. First Edition. 400 g; 136 pages, lavishly illustrated throughout with part page black-and-white drawings, and full-page colour illustrations. The front panel of the dust jacket is illustrated by Trevor Plaisted, all the other illustrations in the book are by Roger Hart. Previous owner's name underneath the front fold over flap. The top edge of the dust jacket has 2 x 1.0 inch tear, either side of the spine along the top edge, and someone or something has nibbled at the front fold over corner. . This book is a retelling in simple language for children of the best of the wonderful Maori stories about the sea and sky, birds and stars, insects, trees and fishes, strange white skinned fairies who live in the dense forests, and the amazing adventures of men who climbed up to a world above the clouds or build canoes and went on long sea journeys. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Roger Hart & Trevor Plaisted. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; mythology; New Zealand; ISBN: 058900848X. ISBN/EAN: 9780589008482. Inventory No: 0213664. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Lost Goddesses of Early Greece; A Collection of Pre-Hellenic Myths
Spretnak, Charlene,
ISBN: 0807013439
Beacon press, Boston, 1984. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Line drawings. Reprint. there really is affecting the bottom edge of the first 18 pages a very faint watermark. there is no other damage to describe. The author has succeeded extremely well in presenting pure characterisations of the Old European Goddesses as they were revered for millennia, long before the Indo-European elements were imposed to create Olympian mythology. Rear panel blurb Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7" - 9" tall ). 136 pages, includes notes & bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Line drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0807013439. ISBN/EAN: 9780807013434. Inventory No: 0246946. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Myths and Dreams
Clodd, Edward,
Chatto & Windus, London, 1891. 
  hardcover Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Second Edition Revised. x, 251 pp., + 32 pp advertisements for books published by Chatto & Windus. Dark red leather look covered boards, offset tanning of the endpages, foxing to the untrimmed front edges. Very clean and tightly bound internally. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Christianity; Inventory No: 0204538. 
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
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The Myths of Greece and Rome -- Their Stories Signification and Origin
Guerber, H. A.,
George G. Harrap & Co, London, 1909. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. Reprint. first printed in 1907; This edition as produced by the publisher has dark red leather over the spine, and the corners, with gilt decoration on the spine, gilt top edge, the other edges being uncut, with traces of foxing visible. The binding is tight with the original dark red page marker ribbon still attached and in good order. Some of the pages and plates are affected by foxing, but overall the book is in very good condition for its age. XIII, 395 pp., 64 plate illustrations, all firmly attached. Very pink marbled endpapers. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0203959. 
Price: 110.00 (AUD)
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The Traditional Faery Tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast & Jack and the Bean Stalk.
Summerly, Felix, 1808-1882,
Toronto public library, Toronto, 1982. Facsimile Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/. Facsimile Edition. The Traditional Faery Tales of Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast & Jack and the Bean Stalk. Illustrated by Eminent Modern Artists & Edited by Felix Summerly. Facsimile from The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books. Second-hand copy, all edges Gilded, no damage to describe. Tissue paper intact with each of the illustrations. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover ). 23, [1]; iv, 35, [1]; 32 p., [6] leaves of plates. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0270595. Near Fine Condition
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
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Mysticism and Logic
Russell, Bertrand
Unwin Books, London, 1963. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. The title-essay of this collection suggests Bertrand Russell's lifelong preoccupation; the disentanglement, with ever-increasing precision, of what is objective or capable of logical demonstration. 1st page is missing. Size: 140mm-180mm. 167 pages. Spine is cocked and has some reading creases. Covers have some foxing. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Philosophy. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15220. 
Price: 5.04 (AUD)
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The Silver Bough: Canongate Classics 24
McNeill, F. Marian
Canongate, Scotland, . 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. As Stated In The Title. Publisher Marketing: "This book, the first & most popular of four volumes is a marvellous and indispensible treasury of Scottish folklore and folk belief from the world of Celtic magic, gods and fairies, to the prophesies of the Brahan seer, second sight, witchcraft, earth magic, selkies, changelings and a host of traditional spells and cures. The Silver Bough involved many years of research into both living and recorded folklore, and remains a classic of literature. "Biographical Note: Florence Marian McNeill was born and brought up in an Orkney manse, where her father kept up many of the old customs. After graduating from Glasgow university, she travelled widely, visiting Greece, Egypt and Palestine amongst other places, working in London as part of the suffragette movement and later as a freelance journalist. Her only novel, "The Road Home" (1932) was loosely based on her years in London and Glasgow. She settled in Edinburgh in 1926. A lifelong interests in traditional Scottish lore first found expression in "The Scottish Kitchen" (1929), and later "The Scots Cellar" (1956), well loved books of old recipes and convivial customs. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 242 pages. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. DJ has some shelf-wear as well as some bumping to corners and extremities. Previous owner's inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scotland; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18189. 
Price: 25.20 (AUD)
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Who Was The Man From Snowy River: A Hundred Year Old Mystery
Locker, Neville (Compiler)
Self published, Australia, 2003. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Taken from summary at the end of the booklet: "Our claim that Charlie McKeahnie was the inspiration for Banjo Patterson's ballad is based on primary documentary evidence. His sister Lem McKeahnie's letter, Barcroft Boake's ballad "On The Range". And secondary evidence through contemporary newspaper cuttings. Furthermore, the detailed time-line shows that on the basis of probability Charlie McKeahnie is the only claimant who fills all the necessary criteria..." Stapled Paper Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. Item Type: Ephemera. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Unpaginated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; 19th century; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18314. 
Price: 18.90 (AUD)
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Perturbed Spirits : Book 20.
Bull (Editor), R C
Arthur Barker, London, 1958. 
  Softcover. Fair/. Edition Unstated. Ghost stories collected & edited by R. C. Bull. There is a tear about 20mm long at the top of cover adjacent to spine. Covers have some shelf wear. Previous owners name on first title page. Mass Market Paperback. Size: 140mm-180mm. 191 pages. Covers have some shelf wear, some marking and a few creases. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 003141. 
Price: 5.67 (AUD)
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Nona and the Desert Flower
Nevins, Pat
ISBN: 0723352968
Whitcombe and Tombs, Australia, 1977. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. An Aboriginal legend. Size: Quarto. 20 pages. Previous owner's inscription, lavish, in ink. Covers have some shelf-wear, marking & rubbing. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 0723352968. ISBN/EAN: 9780723352969. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14753. 
Price: 25.20 (AUD)
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Legends of Cairngorms
Gray, Affleck
ISBN: 1851580670
Mainstream, Edinburgh, 1987. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Previous owner has written an inscription on the inside of the front cover. Covers have some creasing and shelf wear Size: 190mm-240mm. 265 pages. Covers have a few creases & some shelf wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Scotland; ISBN: 1851580670. ISBN/EAN: 9781851580675. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 11654. 
Price: 15.75 (AUD)
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A Test of Time: The Bible From Myth to History - Volume 1
David, Rohl
ISBN: 0099416565
Arrow, London, 1995. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: It has long been believed that the great historical events described in the Old Testament were mythological; the accepted chronology of the region does not tally with archaeological discoveries. Through a revision of the master chronology of the ancient world, David Rohl attempts to prove that the events of the Bible really did happen as recorded in the Books of Genesis, Exodus, Judges, Samuel, Kings and Chronicles. Mass Market Paperback. Size: 4.3 x 1.5 x 7 inches. 591 pages. Spine has a reading crease. Covers have some shelf wear, some creasing and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Politics & Social Sciences; Archaeology; General; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0099416565. ISBN/EAN: 9780099416562. Dewey Code: 220.93. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 17029. 
Price: 5.04 (AUD)
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Myths of the Sacred Tree : Including Myths From : Africa, Native America, China, Sumeria, Russia, India, Greece, Scandinavia, Europe, South America, Arabia
Caldecott, Moya
ISBN: 0892814144
Destiny Books, United States, 1993. 
  Softcover (Stiff Boards). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Toorchen, Anthea. Edition Unstated. Essential to life on earth since the beginning of time, trees hold a special place in our collective consciousness : rooted in the earth, reaching skyward, nourished by the elements, & enlivened by the sap running through their veins, they provide a living metaphor for what it means to be human. Two old price labels on rear cover. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 214 pages. Covers have some shelf wear. Illustrator: Toorchen, Anthea. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Age & Alternative. ISBN: 0892814144. ISBN/EAN: 9780892814145. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13548. 
Price: 15.75 (AUD)
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Greatest Mysteries of the Modern World
Pinkney, John
The Five Mile Press, Victoria, 2007. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "The 21st century confronts us with mysteries neither science nor logic can explain. In this compelling book John Pinkney investigates the most tantalising of these true stories..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 350 pages. Spine has some reading creases. Covers have some shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 13881. 
Price: 12.60 (AUD)
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Mayan Dream Walk Literate Shamanism in the Yucatan
Luxton; Balam, Richard; Pablo
ISBN: 0091448212
Rider & Company, London, 1981. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. "Mayan Dream Walk is the story of Mayan hieroglyphic writing remembered & interpreted by a contemporary Mayan Indian, don Pablo Balam, working with a young Anglo-Peruvian writer, Richard Luxton." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 247 pages. Old price label on front cover. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Covers have some shelf wear & bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South America; ISBN: 0091448212. ISBN/EAN: 9780091448219. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 14363. 
Price: 27.72 (AUD)
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A Starting Point : A Thematic Approach To Australian Folklore
Sedunary, Leo
Hargreen Publishing, Australia, 1979. 
  Softcover. Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Winsome Spiller. Edition Unstated. "...Unfortunately, much of our Australian folklore has lost its former prominence, & faces the prospect of being neglected in the wake of modern literature. While current thematic material serves a valuable purpose in addressing itself to changing problems & patterns of society, our Australian folklore has produced a unique heritage which should never be forgotten." Size: 240mm-310mm. 92 pages. Covers have some shelf wear, a few marks & some creases. Illustrator: Winsome Spiller. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 15011. 
Price: 31.50 (AUD)
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Sacred Hunger : The Vampire In Myth And Reality
Belanger, Michelle
ISBN: 1411654218
Dark Moon, United States, 2005. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: "Author Michelle Belanger has fascinated and informed readers about the vampire in folklore, fiction, and fact since the early 90s. Now enjoy all of Michelle's major essays on this fascinating topic, collected for the first time in one volume. Find out why author Bram Stoker wrote about vampires -- and what real-life psychic vampire inspired the figure of Dracula. Learn about the history and development of the modern community of real vampires. Explore the allure of the vampire in modern culture, and meet members of the vampire underground who have made this potent archetype a fundamental part of their lives ..." Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 142 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1411654218. ISBN/EAN: 9781411654211. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16617. 
Price: 63.00 (AUD)
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Native American Mythology
Bryant, Page
ISBN: 1855380285
Thorsons, London, 1991. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Illustrator: Scott Guynup. Edition Unstated. Publisher Marketing: An A-to-Z reference guide to all aspects of American Indian culture, spiritual beliefs, religious practices, and lore, with biographical details of major personalities and a foreword by Sun Bear, the great Chippewa Medicine Man. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 174 pages. Covers have some shelf wear and bumping to corners. Illustrator: Scott Guynup. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 1855380285. ISBN/EAN: 9781855380288. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 16942. 
Price: 4.41 (AUD)
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Furphies: Fact Or Fantasy In Australian History
Docker, Edward Wybergh
ISBN: 0646393006
Hampton Press, Australia, 2000. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. "Furphy", was the brand name of a watercart that assisted farmers in a time of drought. Later, they were used to supply water to troops waitng to go overseas in WW 1. These drivers gave the troops the "news" and it was very often unsubsantantiated, at the very least and often proved to be totally wrong. Hence the name, "Furphy" became associated with the urban myth. Trade Paperback. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 293 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; ISBN: 0646393006. ISBN/EAN: 9780646393001. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18149. 
Price: 18.90 (AUD)
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Frank The Poet: The Life and Works of Francis MacNamara Studies In Australian Folklore No.1
Meredith, Whalan, John, Rex
ISBN: 0959649069
Red Rooster Press, Victoria, 1979. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/. Edition Unstated. Signed by Author. Whenever two or more Australians discuss folksongs the talk inevitably turns before long to convict songs & convict days &, before much longer, to the mysterious 'Frank The Poet'. For mare than a century tradition has held him to have been the true author or composer of Moreton Bay, The Convicts Tour to Hell & other fragments of song & verse so evocative of our beginnings..." - Russel Ward University of New England Card Covers. Size: 180mm - 250mm. 71 pages. Covers have some shelf-wear, creasing, a few marks and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Signed by Author. ISBN: 0959649069. ISBN/EAN: 9780959649062. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 18280. 
Price: 28.35 (AUD)
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Haunted & Mysterious Australia: Bunyips, yowies, phantoms and other strange phenomena
Tim the Yowie Man,
ISBN: 1741108276
New Holland, Australia, 2006. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 10"-12" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1741108276. ISBN/EAN: 9781741108279. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 31618. 
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Fairy Faiths in Celtic Countries: The Classic Study of Leprechauns, Pixies, and Other Fairy Spirits
Evans-Wentz, W. Y,
ISBN: 0806525797
Citadel Press, New York, 2003. 
  Softcover. Very Good/. . Size: 9"-10" Tall. Creases in cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0806525797. ISBN/EAN: 9780806525792. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9899. 
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Ancient Israel: Myths And Legends - 3 Volumes in 1
Rappoport, Angelo S.,
ISBN: 0517632195
Bonanza Books, New York, 1987. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illustrator: J.H. Amshewitz. . Size: 9"- 10" Tall. Scattered foxing, but text mostly clean. Illustrator: J.H. Amshewitz. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517632195. ISBN/EAN: 9780517632192. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 9595. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. 
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The Handbook of Ancient Wisdom
Eason, Cassandra,
ISBN: 1863095853
The Book Company, Australia, 1998. 
  Softcover. Very Good /. . 3000 years of magic and folklore from Tribal Australia to Ancient Egypt and Native America Size: 7"- 8" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Aborigines; ISBN: 1863095853. ISBN/EAN: 9781863095853. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 007991. 
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Bulfinch’s Mythology - Illustrated: The Age Of Fable, The Age Of Chivalry, Legends Of Charlemagne.
Bulfinch, Thomas,
ISBN: 0517262770
Avenel Books, New York, 1978. 
  Hardcover. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. . Previous owner's name in ink on bottom foredge. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517262770. ISBN/EAN: 9780517262771. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 26108. 
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The Age of Fable -- Everyman’s library 472
Bulfinch, Thomas,
J. M. Dent, London, 1931. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 300 g; X, 372, 16 pages (the last 16 being advertisements are the books in the Everyman's library), in original blue cloth covered boards, with decorated dustjacket. This volume is one of the selected volumes from the section "for Young People". Top edge of text block is tinted, otherwise the book itself is in very good order. The dustjacket is rubbed with short splits at the top and bottom of the fold overs, and rubbing with minor chipping to the top of the spine section, which shows handling marks. Size: 12mo (Small Hardcover ). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0227505. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Mysteries of Atlantis Revisited (Edgar Cayce’s wisdom for the new age)
Cayce, Edgar Evans; Schwartzer, Gail Cayce; Richards, Douglas G.,
ISBN: 0062501410
Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1988. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. Second-hand copy slight rubbing of the corners of the binding, and a couple of small marks on the front edge of the pages. Internally clean, without annotation. Illustrated with maps. Published in conjunction with the Association for Research and Enlightenment Incorporated, this is a volume out of a series of 12 volumes exploring the philosophy, teachings, visions and methods of Edgar Cayce one of the world's leading psychics. Rear panel blurb Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXII, 202 pages, indexed with selected bibliography.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: New Age & Alternative; Atlantis; Atlantis; ISBN: 0062501410. ISBN/EAN: 9780062501417. Inventory No: 0270394. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Road to Middle Earth
Shippey, Tom,
ISBN: 0261102753
Grafton, London, 1992. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 300 g; XVI, 338 pages, with chapter notes, and index, and to appendixes. Colour illustrated paperback binding by Alan Lee. A very good copy showing no signs of damage either to the pages or the binding. This book shows the routes of Tolkien's own obsessions: the poetry of languages, and of myth. Professor Shippey shows, in this fascinating, and accessible and deeply admired work (now fully updated and published for the first time in paperback) how Beowulf, the Lord of the rings, Grimm's fairytales, the Edda and many other works, form part of a live and continuing tradition of literature. -- rear panel blurb Size: Standard Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Books on Books; ISBN: 0261102753. ISBN/EAN: 9780261102750. Inventory No: 0225782. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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The Prague Golem Jewish stories of the ghetto
Various Authors,
ISBN: 3934774466
Vitalis, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 2002. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: drawings. Edition Unstated. translated by Sonia Maresova, the book has stories of how the Jews came to Bohemia, the creation of the Golem et cetera taken from books dating 1843 1926. The illustrated dustjacket bears Hebrew writing on the fold over flaps. There is no damage to describe of the book, or the soft cover binding. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 64 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: drawings. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Czechoslovakia; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 3934774466. ISBN/EAN: 9783934774469. Inventory No: 0260683. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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The Penelopiad ; The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus
Atwood, Margaret,
ISBN: 1920885951
Text Publishing, Melbourne, 2005. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reissued, 1st thus. a retelling of Homer's account, this time, from his wife's side with Penelope giving the telling of it and explaining what led up to the hanging of the 12 maids. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Classics; ISBN: 1920885951. ISBN/EAN: 9781920885953. Inventory No: 0251791. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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The First Sunrise
Mountford Charles P.,
ISBN: 0851792537
Rigby, Adelaide, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Reprint. 79 pp, black and white frontispiece. In the text there is one story to one illustration, which is in colour, there are also black and white sketches within the text. Lemon boards with browned embossed illus. Brown printing on spine. This is a book about the Aboriginal Dreamtime myths as told to Charles Mountford and interpreted by Ainslie Roberts, artist. No damage to the book; the front panel of the dustwrapper is moisture damaged when viewed from the underside. Also traces of foxing there too. Gift annotation on the first page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; mythology; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; Art & Design. ISBN: 0851792537. ISBN/EAN: 9780851792538. Inventory No: 0247306. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Caltex Book of Maori Lore
Cowan, James,
ISBN: 0589000144
A. H. & A. W. Reed, Wellington , 1972. 
  Softcover (Saddle-stapled). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Dennis Turner. reprint. some signs of age, but essentially a clean well preserved copy. "James Cowan was responsible for an upsurge of interest in the Maori race. It is hoped that this addition of an unpublished Cowan manuscript will arouse interest in his other books and in the history and traditions that he sought to preserve. The JB Palmer page 6 Size: Trade Paperback. 72 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Dennis Turner. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; New Zealand; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0589000144. ISBN/EAN: 9780589000141. Inventory No: 0248569. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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The First Sunrise
Mountford Charles P.,
ISBN: 0851792537
Rigby, Adelaide, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Reprint. 79 pp, black and white frontispiece. In the text there is one story to one illustration, which is in colour, there are also black and white sketches within the text. Lemon boards with browned embossed illus. Brown printing on spine. This is a book about the Aboriginal Dreamtime myths as told to Charles Mountford and interpreted by Ainslie Roberts, artist. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Ainslie Roberts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Indigenous Cultures; mythology; Aboriginal -- Australia; Australia; Art & Design. ISBN: 0851792537. ISBN/EAN: 9780851792538. Inventory No: 0220968. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Sex and Fantasy; Patterns of Male and Female Development
May, Robert,
ISBN: 0872237222
Wideview Books, USA, 1981. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reissued, 1st thus. creasing of the corners of the front panel, rubbing of the rear edge of the panel, price blacked out. internally clean and free of annotation. the minds of men and women will create different fantasies. Women will envisage a time of suffering and doubt followed by success and happiness. Men will imagine emotional and physical excitement, followed by collapse into failure and death. That these patterns of fantasy are universal, and have existed since people began to dream, is the thesis of this book. Size: Mid Sized Paperback ( 7" - 9" tall ). XIV, 226 pages.. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Psychology & Psychiatry; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0872237222. ISBN/EAN: 9780872237223. Inventory No: 0243376. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Writings on English folklore, legend and myth edited with an introduction and notes by Robert Welch
Yeats, W. B.,
ISBN: 014018001X
Penguin,  1993. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. this collection brings together all of Yeats's published prose writings on the subject (Irish folklore, legend and myth) and for the 1st time these essays, introductions and sketches are presented chronologically, enabling the reader to perceive how Yeats's analysis develops, embracing ideas and visions of increasing psychological and philosophical complexity. Second impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXXVI, 460 pages, photographic softcover binding. Age toning of the page edges, no other damage to describe. Free of annotation.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; ISBN: 014018001X. ISBN/EAN: 9780140180015. Inventory No: 0241095. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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A Selection of Sixteen Grimm’s Fairy Tales
Bros Grimm,
Harper of Holloway, London, No date. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: F. W. Darlington. no Indication. 250 g; 60 pages, 16 stories, with 16 full-page colour illustrations. In original dark green cloth covered boards, with an inset colour illustration on the front panel beneath gilt titling, with gilt titling to the spine. Slight rubbing at the corners of the boards, otherwise a clean sound copy. Probably published 1948 -- 1958. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: F. W. Darlington. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0228679. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Biblische Gestalten in der Legende
Weissmann, Frieda,
J. Kauffmann, Frankfurt am Main, 1928. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. not Indicated. 250 g; 88 pages, last three pages advertisements, 10 stories taken from the Bible (Old Testament). Aside from part of the binding being visible between pages 32 and 33, the book is in good order. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0213062. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Dr. Ernest Drake’s Dragonology the complete book of dragons
no Indication,
ISBN: 1740410831
Ken Fin, Collingwood, 2003. 
  Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Wayne Anderson & Douglas Carrel & Helen Ward. First Edition. Illustrated with drawings, foldouts, envelope pockets, push me pull me's. a delightful jaunt to the world of dragons and their history. nice clean copy, no damage to declaim stop Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. no pagination [28] pages.. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Wayne Anderson & Douglas Carrel & Helen Ward. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 1740410831. ISBN/EAN: 9781740410830. Inventory No: 0255738. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
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Romance and Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour and Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings
Moncrieff, A. R. Hope,
ISBN: 1851700110
Bracken Books, London, 1986. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Various. Facsimile Edition. 1.0 kg; XII, 440 pages, last page blank; indexed, frontispiece, 34 monochrome drawings and paintings. A clean copy, with only slight ruffling of the top edge of the jacket. This volume deals with the prose or verse tales styled Romances, as told in one of the Romance languages, being mainly in deed of French origin. The book is divided into two parts, the first giving an account of the character and development of Romance, which in the second and larger division is represented by typical tales from its various schools. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 1851700110. ISBN/EAN: 9781851700110. Inventory No: 0261888. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
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Tristan
Closs, Hannah,
Andrew Dakers Ltd, London, 1940. 
  Hardcover. Ex-Library/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 600 g; XII, 346 pages, in original blue cloth covered binding. The rubbing to the edges of the boards, and loss of colour to the cloth either side of the spine, darkening of the edges of the text block, offset tanning of front and rear end pages, "Chaucer Library" bookplates pasted to the lower part of the front board, and a number in ink at the top of the front free end page of the only indications that the book was ex-library. The author reworks the classic story of Tristan and Isolde, with "no pretensions to historical traditional voracity all too archaeological exactitude, and even if the lance and sword have been used to symbols, more enduring than the rifle and the tank, the heroism of single combat has come to appear less distant, whilst the "fairytale" of Tristan's rudderless gift seems almost to anticipate the fate of airmen of the present-day drifting wounded in their collapsible boats." -- page XII Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; mythology; Inventory No: 0227325. 
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The Song of Eve; Mythology and Symbols of the Goddess
Mascetti, Manuela Dunn,
ISBN: 0671688901
Fireside (Simon & Schuster), New York, 1990. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 700 g; 240 pages, includes bibliography. Original colour illustrated paperback binding with attached fold over flaps. Illustrated throughout with colour, monotone, and black-and-white photography and reproductions of art work. This book is an illustration of the very different dimensions and aspects of the Goddess; not a journey through time and its changes, but a table laid for a very rich banquet in which we may see the Goddesses at work and in many guises, guises that are suddenly recognisable in each of our lives and actions, providing an exciting and new form of identification which in turn will give understanding so that the Song Of Eve may be sung once again. -- introduction Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion; Gender Studies; ISBN: 0671688901. ISBN/EAN: 9780671688905. Inventory No: 0226656. 
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The Enchanted World -- Giants and Ogres
Time-Life Books,
ISBN: 0705408884
Time Life, Amsterdam, 1987. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Second Printing. 1.0 kg; 143 pp., gilt decorated boards with large plate tipped in on front cover. yellow silk ribbon page marker. Colour illustrated dustwrapper. Lavish black and white and colour pictures. Bibliography.This book will weigh more than 1.0 kg when packed. Please enquire of the bookseller for an amended quote for the postage to destinations outside of Australia Size: Folio ( 12"- 15" tall ). We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Fiction -- Fantasy ; ISBN: 0705408884. ISBN/EAN: 9780705408882. Inventory No: 0224652. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
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Complete Book of Australian Folk Lore
Scott, Bill -- Compiler,
ISBN: 0727103121
Summit Books, Sydney, 1978. 
  Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Various. First Edition. 1.8 kg; 432 pages, last three pages blank, appendix, index. numerous black-and-white drawings, and reproductions of paintings and advertisements etc; monotone green line drawings, musical scores. Divided into five sections, The History That Shaped a Tradition; Traditional Songs; The Tall Story; Poems and Ballads; and Oddments and Fragments; along with an appendix of the museums of Australia. "Using material written at the time, this book looks at the History that shaped our tradition -- the initial struggle for survival, the suffering of the convicts , the isolation from all that was familiar, the distances tramped from one job to the next, the necessity for "sticking together" which formed the code of mateship, the struggles of the squatters and the free selectors, the excitement of the gold rushes and the hardships of the diggers, and especially the daring exploits of the bushrangers." slight rubbing to the base edge of the colour illustrated front board. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Various. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australiana; Folk Song; ISBN: 0727103121. ISBN/EAN: 9780727103123. Inventory No: 0213799. THIS BOOK WILL INCUR EXTRA POST OUTSIDE OF AUSTRALIA, BECAUSE IT IS OVER 1 Kg WITHOUT PACKAGING, PLEASE ENQUIRE BEFORE ORDERING. 
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The Blue Donkey Fables (The Women’s Press)
Namjoshi, Suniti,
ISBN: 0704341158
The Women's Press, London, 1988. 
  Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Beth Higgins Cover Art. First Edition Thus. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings. Colour illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Blending poetry, mythology and fables the author inveigles us into her fabulous world. Creasing to the top right hand corner of the front panel with a very minor hint of age toning of the text block edges. Size: Mid Sized Paperback. 103, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Beth Higgins Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Feminism; United States; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0704341158. ISBN/EAN: 9780704341159. Inventory No: 0122071. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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You Be the Judge: The Strange and the Supernatural
Peachment, Brian,
ISBN: 0713116633
Edward Arnold, London, 1975. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Fair Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, line drawings and the occasional black-and-white illustration. Photographic paperback binding with red and white coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. A small book dealing with unsolved mysteries, UFOs, ghosts Loch Ness monster and indigenous witch doctors. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with some creasing of the book corners and back strip corners. Sunning of the panels with some staining to the top right hand corner of the rear panel. Age toning and stains to the text block edges. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the half title page and there is some faint foxing to the page as well stains can be seen to the top right hand corner of the front panel and top left hand corner of the rear panel. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 165, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0713116633. ISBN/EAN: 9780713116632. Inventory No: 0122578. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Abbey Lubbers, Banshees & Boggarts: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Fairies
Briggs, Katherine,
ISBN: 0394508068
Pantheon Books, New York, 1979. 
  Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Yvonne Gilbert . First Edition. introduction by author and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Yvonne Gilbert. 1/4 beige coloured cloth covered back strip with dark red coloured titles. 3/4 light beige coloured boards with dark bread embossed coloured titles to the front panel. Illustrated dustwrapper with dark red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Black and white photograph of the author to the rear fold over panel. This book is a shortened form of the author's "A Dictionary of Fairies". Arranged alphabetically, you will find all of the major myths, fairies, Imps etc., from England, Scotland, Ireland, Wales, with anecdotes. Minor rubbing to the back strip corners and book corners with some age toning of the text block edges. Some brown stains to the top text block edge along with a pink remainder stripe. Rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels with some sunning to the panels. This is the first USA edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], 9 - 158, [3] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Yvonne Gilbert . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0394508068. ISBN/EAN: 9780394508061. Inventory No: 0122445. 
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Great Australian Urban Legends
Evans, Eamon,
ISBN: 1922213772
Affirm Press, South Melbourne, Victoria, 2015. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. Colour photographic paperback binding with white and yellow coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the back strip. The text is illustrated with the odd black-and-white illustration. Black-and-white photograph of the author to the free front endpaper. "In Great Australian Urban Legends, Eamon Evans presents myths, misconceptions and bear-face lies about real people and real places down under." -- from the rear panel blurb. Minor rubbing of the book corners with age toning of the text block edges. Size: Trade Paperback. 264 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Urban Legends; Australia; Humour. ISBN: 1922213772. ISBN/EAN: 9781922213778. Inventory No: 0122394. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Sir Tristan of All Time
Holbrook, Sabra,
Farrar, Straus & Giroux , New York, 1970. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Sir Tristan and You, A Tristan Timetable, bibliography, a guide to pronunciation and index. Olive coloured endpapers. Black and white illustrated four-page illustration at the beginning of the text. Yellow coloured cloth covered boards with brown coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. An investigation on the Sir Tristan and Iseut legend. Starting in 12th century France the author investigates and explores the various origins of the legend and examines its many variations and guises. Both the early and late versions are examined and of the inspiration and retelling down through the years. A little softening to the head into the heel of the backstrip and faint age toning of the textblock edges and internal pages. Some creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Faint remains of insect damage can be seen along the front fore edge. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (14), 5-196, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; Medieval 10th to 15thc; Inventory No: 0114107. 
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The Journey to Kailash
Allen, Mike,
ISBN: 1934648450
Curiosities an imprint of Norilana Books, Winnetka, California, 2008. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. acknowledgements. Colour illustrated card cover with yellow and pale blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Quoting from the rear panel, which is using a quote by Jeannine Hall Gailey, author of Becoming the Villainess, "Imaginative, charming, and vivid, Mike Allen's poems in The Journey to Kailash will transport you to a world where Ganesh might be your stepfather or an ATM might eat your personality, where black holes and viruses intersect with mythological characters as well as the paintings of artists like Chagall and O'Keeffe." Size: Trade Paperback. [12], 125, [3] pages.. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. Book is in very good condition with minimal signs of age and wear.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Poetry; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 1934648450. ISBN/EAN: 9781934648452. Inventory No: 0117961. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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100 World Myths and Legends: First Published in Four Volumes, The Golden Horde, The Silver Treasure, The Bronze Cauldron and The Crystal Pool
McCaughrean, Geraldine ,
ISBN: 1842550357
Orion, London's, 2001. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Bee Willey. First Edition. About the Stories. At the beginning of each story is a small black-and-white illustration by Bee Willey. Colour illustrated paperback binding with purple, black and red coloured titles to the front panel and red and purple coloured titles to the back strip. Originally published in four volumes: The Golden Horde, The Silver Treasure, The Bronze Cauldron and The Crystal Pool, this treasury of 100 myths and legends from around the world was written specifically for children, and as the rear panel blurb states "... They are the stories our ancestors told to explain to themselves how the world began; or they are legends of half-remembered heroes of ancient times, or of ordinary people whose lives were changed by magic, all who performed some great deed." -- from rear panel blurb. Minor creasing of the book corners and rubbing of the panels and edges. Uniform light age tanning of the text block edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: Trade Paperback. [12], 397, [7] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Bee Willey. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1842550357. ISBN/EAN: 9781842550359. Inventory No: 0122856. 
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Traditional Fairy Tales: Classic Bedtime Stories
Various,
ISBN: 0867888318
Rushfield Books, Knoxfield, Victoria, 1994. 
  Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Annie-Claude Martin. First Edition. Light blue coloured end pages. The text is illustrated with quarter page, half page and full page full colour drawings by Annie-Claude Martin. Colour illustrated laminated boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, the same as for underlying boards, with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A retelling of traditional fairy tales for young people at bedtime. Light rubbing of the book corners and back strip edges. A hint of rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and panels. This is the first Australian edition. Size: Square Quarto. 400 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Annie-Claude Martin. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Children. ISBN: 0867888318. ISBN/EAN: 9780867888317. Inventory No: 0123661. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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The Hamish Hamilton Book of Kings
Farjeon, Eleanor & Mayne, William Collectors and Editors,
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1971. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Reprint. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings, some full page, as others half page and quarter page, or executed by Victor Ambrus. Blue coloured boards with silver coloured titles backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, again by Victor Ambrus, with blue coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. The editors "... have made a collection of stories and poems about kings." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges with chipping to the backstrip edges. Some are fading to the backstrip with yellowing of the white colour of the background of the dustwrapper. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - X, [1], 241, [1] pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Victor Ambrus. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0116635. 
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Siva’s Warriors: The Basava Purana of Palkuriki Somanatha (Princeton Library of Asian Translations)
Somanatha, Palkuriki (Rao, Velcheru Narayana Translator),
ISBN: 0691055912
Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 1990. 
  Hardcover (1/4 Cloth 3/4 Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. acknowledgements, list of abbreviations, Guide to pronunciation, introduction by the translator, summary of the text, notes, bibliography and index of names. At the beginning of the text there is a black-and-white photograph showing an image of Kannappa. 1/4 brown coloured cloth covered back strip with gilt coloured titles. 3/4 phase coloured boards. Black and white photographic dustwrapper with ochre coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "Here is the first translation into English of the Basava Purana, a fascinating collection of tales that sums up and characterizes one of the most important and most radical religious groups of South India. The ideas of the Virasaivas, or militant Saivas, are represented in those tales by an intriguing mix of outrageous excess and traditional conservatism. Written in Telugu in the thirteenth century, the Basava Purana is an anthology of legends of Virasaivas saints and a hagiography of Basavesvara, the twelfth-century Virasaiva leader. This translation makes accessible a completely new perspective on this significant religious group. Although Telugu is one of the major cultural traditions of India, with a classical literature reaching back to the eleventh century, until now there has been no translation or exposition of any of the Telugu Virasaiva works in English. The introduction orients the reader to the text and helps in an understanding of the poet's point of view. The author of the Basava Purana, Palkuriki Somanatha, is revered as a saint by Virasaivas in Andhra and Karnataka. His books are regarded as sacred texts, and he is also considered to be a major poet in Telugu and Kannada." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Rubbing to the back strip corners and book corners. Some age toning of the text block edges and there is a black remainder stripe to the lower text edge. Rubbing and creasing of the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. Handling marks rubbing marks, stains and the remains of a sticker can be seen to the dustwrapper please see photograph. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [7], VIII - XVIII, 3], 4 - 321, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; India; Poetry. ISBN: 0691055912. ISBN/EAN: 9780691055916. Inventory No: 0121642. 
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Legends and Myths of Greece and Rome (The Heritage of Literature Series)
McGrady, S. H. -- Editor,
Logmans, Green and Co, Ltd, London, 1939. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: T. H. Robinson. Reprint. Introduction by editor, acknowledgements. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and at the beginning of each small section a headpiece by T. H. Robinson. Red coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed illustration (of series logo) to the front panel and gilt coloured titles to the back strip. In this book various legends and myths of ancient Rome and Greece are are retold, either in poetry or prose by various authors. Contributors include Matthew Arnold (poetry) Thomas Bulfinch, E. B. Browning (poetry) and Professor Gilbert Murray a play. Softening and rubbing of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Rubbing of the panels and either side of the back strip. Age toning of the text book edges and pages with scattered foxing to the top text block edge. Offset tanning and foxing to the endpages and original owner's name to the top right hand corner of the three front page. Size: Small Octavo. 191, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: T. H. Robinson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0124121. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Elijah’s Violin and Other Jewish Folktales (Penguin Folklore Library)
Schwartz, Howard Collector and Reteller,
ISBN: 0140595023
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1987. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. First Paperback Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, sources and glossary. Illustrated card cover with black and aqua coloured titles to the front panel and aqua coloured titles to the backstrip. "This superb collection of thirty-six stories shows the Jewish folk tale as an expression of continuity with the past in which all the Jewish generations merge mysteriously into a single, timeless present." -- from the rear panel blurb. The stories rang from fifth century Babylon to 19th-century Europe, and from around the world. Creases to the book corners, multiple to the front corners. Rubbing to the book edges and panels and there is fading to the backstrip. Reading creases to the backstrip and there is a stain to the top one third of the backstrip. Age toning of the text block edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. [7], 8-249, [5] and pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0140595023. ISBN/EAN: 9780140595024. Inventory No: 0119548. 
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Australian Wildlife Stories
Wannan, Bill Editor,
Universal Books, Hong Kong, 1981. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Robin Hill. Reprint. acknowledgements, index of authors, introduction by editor. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece and illustrations within the text have all been done by Robin Hill. Brown coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of editor to the rear fold over panel. "Australian Wildlife Stories will give many hours of pleasure to all who are interested in the ways of the Australian wild and that includes most people. Here are superbly written tales of Hunter and hunted and not only of men against animal, but sometimes animal against animal as in Frank Dalby Davidson's unforgettable 'The Good Season' and in the powerful stories of Henry G. Lamond." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Other authors include Alan Marshall, Sands Palmer, John Bechervaise and Eric Lambert. Softening to the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing of the panels. There is a 0.25 " tear to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel with associated creasing. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [18], 204, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Robin Hill. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Animals & Birds. Inventory No: 0119225. 
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The Myths of the North American Indians
Spence, Lewis,
George G. Harrap & Company Ltd., London Calcutta Sydney, 1927. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: James Jack. Reprint. preface by author, list of illustrations, bibliography and glossy the and index. Map showing the Linguistic Stocks of the North American Indians. Colour illustrated frontispiece, by James Jack, who also drew the colour illustrations within the text. The text also has black-and-white contemporary photography showing the Native American people as they were in the 1920s. Cream-coloured cloth covered boards with gilt embossed titles to the front panel and backstrip. Green coloured tints to the top textblock edge. A retelling of some of the native American People mythology. Sampled mythology include, Iroquois, Sioux and Pawnee. softening and rubbing to the head and to the hue of the backstrip and rubbing to the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. The frontispiece has almost come away from the textblock only the lower 2 inches attached, and the illustration between pages 178 and 179 has completely come away from the textblock. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (4), V - XII, 392, (3) pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: James Jack. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0114601. 
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Mahabharata: Epic of Ancient India of India Condensed into English Verse (Temple Classics)
Dutt, Romesh C. I. E.,
J. M. Dent and Co. , London, 1899. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. translator's epilogue. Sepia toned frontispiece with tissue guard which has become somewhat browned. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Gilt to the top text block edge. Red coloured place marker which is become quite fragile and frayed at the edge. An early translation of this Indian classic. Rubbing to the back strip corners and to the book corners. Light browning of the text block edges with offset tanning to the end pages with some foxing also present. Previous owner's name to the top right hand corner of the free front endpaper. Size: Small Hardcover. [4], V, [1] 192, [2] pages,. Deckled Front and Lower Edges (rough cut), browned. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; India; Ancient (BC); Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0120815. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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The Complete Dictionary Of Symbols In Myth, Art & Literature
Tresidder, Jack General Editor,
ISBN: 1844830136
Duncan Baird Publishers, London, 2004. 
  Softcover (with Flaps). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. foreword by Jack Tresidder, How This Book Is Organised, acknowledgements and bibliography, index of themes, index of supplementary words. The text is illustrated with small black-and-white, or, purple coloured illustrations. Illustrated paperback binding with white coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. "The Complete Dictionary of Symbols is an accessible guide to more than 2000 major themes, figures and symbols that are most commonly encountered in imagery from ancient times to the present day." -- from front fold over panel. Listed offer vertically. Rubbing to the book edges, and, most particularly to the book panels. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Trade Paperback. [5], 6 - 544 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Literature & Literary. ISBN: 1844830136. ISBN/EAN: 9781844830138. Inventory No: 0121276. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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The Man in the Moon; Sky Tales from Many Lands
Jablow, Alta and Withers, Carl,
Holt Reinhardt and Winston, New York , Chicago , San Francisco, 1969. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Peggy Wilson. First Edition. acknowledgements, A Word about This Book and notes and comments. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations, quarter page, half page and full-page, by Peggy Wilson. Illustrated cloth covered boards, illustrations by Peggy Wilson, with black colour titles to the front panel and white colour titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustrations as the underlying board, with black coloured titles to the front panel and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A book of tales about celestial beings the moon, the stars, the sun and even the heavens themselves from many lands. Rubbing to the book corners and bumping to the top book corners. Previous owners details to the lower right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels and some sunning to the backstrip. Across the lower backstrip edge is a gilt sticker stating "Holt Library Edition". Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), VII-IX, (5), 3-131, (1) pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Peggy Wilson. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0113063. 
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Two Hill Diggers (Rua Susu’ire)
Kauhoroasiva, Geralda,
Self Published,  1985. 
  Softcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Charles Manata. First Edition. From the Writer: an explanation of where the writer was born, the language in which she speaks and the necessity of editing and stylising the language for ease of English readers. Edited and stylised to modern English by Barry D. Hayes. The text is illustrated by Charles Manata, who also did the front cover illustration. Black coloured titles to the front panel. "A custom story told and re-told in the villages of Are Are Malaita, Solomon Islands, the generation after generation." -- from the front panel blurb. Creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and to the book panels. Browning and foxing marks book panels and a water stain to the heel of the backstrip, extending to both the front and rear book panels. Browning and some foxing to the internal pages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (2), 18 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Manata. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Solomon islands; Indigenous Cultures. Inventory No: 0114130. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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South American Mythology
Osborne, Harold,
ISBN: 0600342816
The Hamlyn Publishing Group, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white photographs. Colour photographic laminated boards with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. This book tells the stories of the Indian people of South America, their traditions and beliefs: the divine origin of the Inca; The Myths Of Collao, myths and legends of the coast, marginal, forest and southern Andean peoples, along with some of Riddles of the South American Myth. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with fading of the back strip. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [5], 6 - 144 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; South America; ISBN: 0600342816. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342816. Inventory No: 0123133. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Tales from the Australian Mountains
Brennan, Niall,
ISBN: 0727011138
Rigby, Adelaide, 1979. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Olive coloured boards with white coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear fold over panel. Tales from the early exploration and settling of the Australian high country. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and there is rubbing to the lower book edges and to the book corners. Fading to the lower book edges and age toning of the textblock edges. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and a hint of fading it to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 143, (3) pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; History. ISBN: 0727011138. ISBN/EAN: 9780727011138. Inventory No: 0114137. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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The Fall of the Nibelungs
Not Stated (Armour, Margaret Translator),
J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd & E. P. Dutton, London / New York, 1913. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. introduction by Margaret Armour. Illustrated endpapers being an Art Nouveau design in pale green. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed publisher's logo to the front panel with gilt coloured titles and design to the back strip. Purple coloured tint to the top textblock edge. An English prose edition of the epic German mediaeval poem. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners, backstrip corners and lower book edges. The tint on the top text edge has become a little faded and staying with light browning of the text block edges and age toning of the pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers. Size: Small Hardcover. [6], VII - XVIII, [1], 2 - 235, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Germany; Inventory No: 0121187. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Ramayana: Epic of Rama, Prince of India Condensed into English Verse (Temple Classics)
Dutt, Romesh C. I. E.,
J. M. Dent and Co. , London, 1899. 
  Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Edition Unstated. translator's epilogue. Sepia toned frontispiece with tissue guard which has become somewhat browned. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Gilt to the top text block edge. Red coloured place marker which is become quite fragile and frayed at the edge. An early translation of this Indian classic. Rubbing to the back strip corners and to the book corners. Light browning of the text block edges with offset tanning to the end pages with some foxing also present. Previous owner's name to the top right hand corner of the free front endpaper. Size: Small Hardcover. [4], V, [1] 192, [2] pages,. Deckled Front and Lower Edges (rough cut), browned. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Philosophy; India; Ancient (BC); Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0120814. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo (The Children’s Illustrated Classics)
Lang, Andrew,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London . New York, 1961. 
  Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. First Edition. introduction by Roger Lancelyn Green, list of illustrations and preface by author. Illustrated endpapers showing Dragon / ghost illustrations reproduced multiple times. Colour illustrated frontispiece, with another three coloured plates within the text and numerous black and white line drawings by D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Beige coloured cloth covered boards with an imprint of the Dragon / ghost illustration of the endpapers, (please see photographs) with blue embossed coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper, being a reproduction of the frontispiece, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Prince Prigio & Prince Ricardo were first published in 1889 and 1893 respectively and tell the tale of princes and princesses and happily ever after. Softening of the backstrip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Age toning of the textblock edges. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels with a little funding of the backstrip. There is the remains of a sticker to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [6], VII - XVII, [3], 3-171, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: D. J. Watkins-Pitchford. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; illustrated; Children. Inventory No: 0119227. 
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The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths & Legends
Cottrell, Arthur,
ISBN: 0732200997
Collins Publishers Australia, Sydney, 1989. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. introduction, Micropedia, further reading and index. Deep yellow coloured endpapers. The text is illustrated with colour and black-and-white photographs, colour and black-and-white illustrations and maps. Tan coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black and brown coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The Illustrated Encyclopaedia of Myths and Legends is a new and comprehensive guide to its subjects which includes individual entries for more than 1250 characters of myths and legends from 18 different cultural traditions around the world." -- from the front of a panel blurb. Softening and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the lower edges. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and creasing to the top edge. Fading to the backstrip. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. [6], 7-260 pages, . Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0732200997. ISBN/EAN: 9780732200992. Inventory No: 0118866. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart,
ISBN: 0600342883
Hamlyn, London, 1988. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic. Third Impression. IV, 144 pages, introduction by author, further reading list, acknowledgements and index. Illustrated frontispiece, showing a mosaic of Apollo. The text is illustrated with numerous coloured and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated front cover, showing a Roman mosaic of Ganymede and the Eagle, with black writing on the front panel and spine. A little bumping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. A few marks to the laminate otherwise no other faults worth mentioning. " This book traces the growth of Roman belief on primitive to take Religion. It shows how, with the expansion of empire, Rome opened up to a great influx of exotic religion and philosophy and these are also described. Epicureanism, Stoicism, Mithraism, the cult of Isis and other creeds all struggled for ascendancy until finally giving way to the new import from the east: Christianity." From the front paste down panel. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Italy; ISBN: 0600342883. ISBN/EAN: 9780600342885. Inventory No: 0105291. 
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Mesopotamian Myths (The Legendary Past)
McCall, Henrietta,
ISBN: 0714120634
British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1990. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. acknowledgements, introduction by author, suggestions for further reading, index and picture credits. The text is illustrated with both black and white photographs and illustrations. Colour photographic card cover with white coloured titles to the front panel and white and yellow coloured titles to the backstrip. A retelling of the ancient Mesopotamian myths. Part of The Legendary Past series. A hint of rubbing to the book corners and book panels. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (5), 6-80 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Mesopotamia; Ancient (BC); ISBN: 0714120634. ISBN/EAN: 9780714120638. Inventory No: 0114140. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Yarns around the Campfire
Hulme, Neil,
ISBN: 0959003290
Self Published, Tumut, 1993. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and Photography. First Edition. acknowledgements. The text is illustrated with black and white cartoons drawn by Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and black-and-white photographs. Illustrated hardcover with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear book panel. Tales tall and true, poetry and of the author from the Snowy Mountains to the Gulf of Carpenteria. Signed by the author on the title page. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges, panels and either side of the backstrip. Some marks to the rear book panel with light age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Size: Trade Paperback. 80 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Andrew Scholz and Keith Nickles and Photography. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Humour; Australia; Poetry. ISBN: 0959003290. ISBN/EAN: 9780959003291. Inventory No: 0117621. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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At the Table of the Grail: No One Who Sets Forth on the Grail Quest Remains Unchanged
Matthews, John Editor,
ISBN: 1842930354
Watkins Publishing, London, 2002. 
  Softcover (Photographic). Very Good Condition/. First Edition. Notes on contributors, Introduction: The Grail in All the Worlds by editor and index. Photographic paperback binding with gold and red coloured titles to the front panel and gold coloured titles to the back strip. Colour photograph of author to the rear panel. The story of the Grail, come to be identified with the cup used by Jesus at the Last Supper, has been inspiration from mediaeval times to the present. "... There are many stories of the Grail and many interpretations. In this stimulating collection of essays, distinguished writers from different ages show how themes from Eastern and Western traditions meet in the different versions of the Quest, and are rich in insights for us all.'' -- from rear panel blurb. A little creasing of the book corners read increases to the back script. There is a triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the front panel. Rubbing of the edges and panels with age toning to the text block edge with scattered fine foxing. Remnants of original price ticket can be seen to the top right-hand corner of the verso of the rear panel and there are a few fine foxing spots to the first few and last few pages of book. Size: Trade Paperback. [7], VIII - XVIII, [3], 4 - 340 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1842930354. ISBN/EAN: 9781842930359. Inventory No: 0123914. 
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Osiris and The Egyptian Resurrection; In Two Volumes
Budge, E. A. Wallis (Sir Ernest Alfred Thompson Wallis),
ISBN: 0486227804
Dover Publications, Inc., New York, No date. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. Two Volume Set. Volume 1: [7], VIII -XXXV, [2], 2-404, [7 including five pages of further titles from publishing house] pages, preface by author, list of illustrations will stop colour illustrated card cover (wraparound) with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Volume 2: (5] VI- VIII, [1], 2-440 pages, list of illustrations, appendix, additional notes and index. Coloured illustrated card cover (wraparound] with black-and-white colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. This book was first published in 1911, and Dover reprinted, unabridged, in 1973, and this is an undated reprint of that 1973 edition. "Osiris, the King, was slain by his brother Set, dismembered, scattered, then gathered up and reconstituted by his wife Isis and finally placed in the underworld as Lord and Judge of the dead. He was worshipped in Egypt, archaic, pre-dynastic time right through the 4000-year span of classical Egyptian civilisation up until the Christian era, and even today folkloristic elements of his worship survive among the Egyptian fellaheen. In this book E. A Wallis Budge, one of the world's foremost Egyptologist, focuses on Osiris as the single most important Egyptian deity." from the verso of the front panel, volume 1. Both volumes show very little in the way of damage, apart from some creasing of the book corners and rubbing of the book panels. Very light age toning of the textblock edges. Size: Trade Paperback. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Osiris; Egypt; Ancient (BC); Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0486227804. ISBN/EAN: 9780486227801. Inventory No: 0116073. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Breaking the Magic Spell; Radical Theories of Folk and Fairytales
Zipes, Jack,
ISBN: 0435829866
Heinemann, London, 1979. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Rodney Matthews Cover Art. First Edition. acknowledgements, prefaced by author, notes and index. Colour illustrated hardcover (wraparound), by Rodney Matthews with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. "The six essays collected in this volume discuss historically and critically the abolition of folk tales as fairy tales, their influence on popular beliefs, the politics behind them and the way they our used in mass media culture today. Folk and fairy tales pervade the everyday world to such a degree that we are sometimes unaware of their enormous influence on our behaviour." from the verso of the front panel. A little creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges and book panels. Age toning to the textblock edges and there is a stain to the top textblock edge. Handling marks to the internal pages and previous owners name to the top edge of the half title page. Original bookseller's rubber stamp to the lower edge of the half title page. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [8], IX - XIX, [3], 201, [1 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Rodney Matthews Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Sociology & Culture. ISBN: 0435829866. ISBN/EAN: 9780435829865. Inventory No: 0115007. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Chinese Creeds & Customs: Three Volumes
Burkhardt, V. R. (Valentine Rodolphe),
South China Morning Post, Ltd., Hong Kong, 1966. 
  Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: By Author. Reprint. Volume 1:-- [4], V - X, 180, [V index, [1] pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations and the aforementioned index. The text is illustrated with black-and-white and occasional coloured drawing by the author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Volume 2: [4], V - X 201, [11 of which 10 have been numbered with index] pages, foreword by author, list of illustrations, three appendices, index and bibliography. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white drawings by the author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel. Volume 3: [10], 164, [18 of which seven have been paginated with is for the index] pages, foreword by author list of plates, appendix and bibliography. The text is illustrated with black-and-white illustrations by author. Red coloured boards with black coloured illustration and titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the back strip. This book is a second edition and has been published in 1959. Colour illustrated dustwrapper with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. A three volume set that the author collected during his tenure as a British soldier in China in the early to mid part of the 20th century. The myths, customs, holidays, celebrations of the Chinese. Volume 1: softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Light age toning of the text block edges and pages with foxing to the endpapers. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges with creasing of the top edge. Rubbing and handing marks of the dustwrapper with foxing of the fold over panels. Volume 2: softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners. Age toning of the text block edges and pages and offset panning and foxing to the endpapers. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and back strip edges. Creasing of the top dustwrapper edge with rubbing and handling marks of the panels. Foxing to the fold over creases and to the verso. Volume 3: softening of the back strip edges with a little rubbing of the corners. Foxing to the text block edges and to the paste-downs. Chipping to the top dustwrapper corners and back strip edge. Small tears in creasing to the top dustwrapper edge. Rubbing and handling marks of the panels. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: By Author. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; History. Inventory No: 0120793. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Time Belong Tumbuna; Legends and Traditions of Papua New Guinea
Kohnke, Glenys,
ISBN: 0701606886
Robert Brown & Associates With the Jacaranda Press, Milton, Queensland, 1973. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Fair. Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. First Edition. acknowledgements and introduction by author. Map illustrated endpapers, showing a 1742 French navigation chart of the South Pacific. The text is illustrated with both colour and black-and-white reproductions of the author's artwork, on the left hand side of the book is the myth/tradition and on the right-hand side is an artwork representing the same. Orange coloured boards with black coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by author, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. "In Papua and New Guinea, where oral tradition is the cornerstone of culture, myths represent a continuing art form. In this book of legends collected from all parts of Papua and New Guinea, Glenys Kohnke has produced a work of considerable cultural significance. Time Belong Tumbuna is illustrated by means of her own paintings, drawings and sculptures inspired by the legendary heroes and heroines of the Tumbuna." -- from the front fold over panel blurb. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip along with a little fading and some bumping to the book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and light age toning of the in eternal pages. A previous owner has used "whiteout" to cover their name to the top right-hand corner of the free front endpaper. A few stains to the first few pages of the book. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and there is some rubbing and creasing to both the dustwrapper edges and to the dustwrapper panels. The major damage has been caused by voracious insects their efforts can be seen along the front fold over crease edge, the backstrip, the rear panel and a little to the rear fold over crease. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (7), VIII-XII, (1), 2-110, (2) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Glenys Kohnke. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Papua New Guinea; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0701606886. ISBN/EAN: 9780701606886. Inventory No: 0114104. 
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The Dancer of Burton Fair; Folk Tales from Britain
Stuart, Forbes,
ISBN: 0200724606
Abelard Schuman, London, 1976. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Charles Keeping. First Edition. Black and white illustrated endpapers. The text is illustrated with black and white illustrations by Charles Keeping. Dark red coloured boards with silver titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Charles Keeping, with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. 5 tales from around Britain from a time when each county was very distinctive from another. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and a little bumping to the book corners. Age toning of the textblock edges and very light age toning to the internal pages. A little creasing to the dustwrapper edges and rubbing to the dustwrapper panels. Some sunning to the dustwrapper panels, particularly the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-81, (5) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Charles Keeping. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Britain/UK; ISBN: 0200724606. ISBN/EAN: 9780200724609. Inventory No: 0114169. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Farrusco The Blackbird And Other Stories from the Portuguese
Torga, Miguel,
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, London, 1950. 
  Hardcover (Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. First Edition. introduction (and translation) by Denis Brass and acknowledgement. The text is illustrated with four page, black and white illustrations by Gregorio Prieto. Grey coloured boards with dark red illustration, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by Gregorio Prieto, with dark red colour titles to the front panel and backstrip. A series of short stories from Portugal, with a fresh and intriguing voice, by Miguel Torga. Softening to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and bumping to the top book corners. Browning to the textblock edges and of the internal pages. A little chipping to the head and to the heel of the backstrip and heavy rubbing and browning to the dustwrapper panels. Sunning to the backstrip. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (6), 7 - 93, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Gregorio Prieto. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Portugal; Inventory No: 0114165. 
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"Come a-Waltzing Matilda"; Australian Folk-Lore and Forgotten Tales
Beatty, Bill,
Ure Smith, Sydney, Sydney, 1954. 
  Hardcover. Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: E. J. Munday. First Edition. author's foreword. The text is illustrated with black-and-white decorations by E. J. Munday. Green coloured boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper, again by E. J. Munday, with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A book of Australian folk-tales and folk-lore, gathered by the author over a lifetime. Some of the tales are well-known, but others are not. Rubbing and browning to the head and to the heel of the backstrip, book corners and top book edges. Browning to the textblock edges and age toning of the internal pages. Offset tanning to the endpapers and original bookseller's sticker to the lower left-hand corner of the free front endpaper. Previous owners details to the top left-hand corner of the fund paste-down. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and to the head and to the heel of the backstrip. There is a 0.75" tear to the top edge of the front dustwrapper panel, with associated creasing. Rubbing to the dustwrapper panels and fading to the backstrip. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (6), 7-127, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: E. J. Munday. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Inventory No: 0114132. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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The Willow Pattern Story
Drummond, Allan,
ISBN: 1558584137
North-South Books, New York / London, 1992. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Allan Drummond. First Edition. Illustrated endpapers and the text have all been executed by Allan Drummond. Illustrated paperback binding with black coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. The Willow Pattern has been printed on plates, platters and cups for over two centuries. What most people do not realise is the pattern tells a haunting tale. A telling of the tale of the lovers Koong-se and Chang, and the punishment they endured. Creasing to the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Some sunning to the back panel. Size: Landscape Octavo. Not paginated [32 pages].. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Allan Drummond. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; China; ISBN: 1558584137. ISBN/EAN: 9781558584136. Inventory No: 0121594. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Stradbroke Dreamtime
Nunukul, Oodgeroo,
ISBN: 0207176167
Angus & Robertson, Pymble, New South Wales, 1993. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Reprint. Oodgeroo Nunukul says . Illustrated card cover with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and orange and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A previous owner has covered the book in contact plastic and placed their name under the contact plastic on the verso of the front cover. Very light age toning of the textblock edge. In his book Oodgeroo Nunukul recalls anecdotes of her life growing up as a child of a family who were proud of their Aboriginal heritage on the Queensland island of Stradbroke. The second part of the book "... Is made up of Aboriginal folklore which the author recalls hearing as a child, and of new stories written in traditional Aboriginal forms." From the rear panel blurb. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. (8), IX-X, (2), 3-93, (1) pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Queensland Aborigines; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0207176167. ISBN/EAN: 9780207176166. Inventory No: 0113067. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . 
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Realms of Gold Myths and Legends from around the World
Pilling, Ann ,
ISBN: 0862729327
Kingfisher Books, London, 1993. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton. First Edition. 640 g.; VII, 93 pages, introduction by Ann Pilling. Illustrated endpapers and internal texts by a Kady MacDonald Denton. Illustrated boards with black and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. A little rubbing to the backstrip corner edges and to the book corners. Illustrated dustwrapper, same illustration as for underlying board with black and red titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper corners and rubbing to the laminate of the dustwrapper. An anthology of myths and legends from around the world in three sections, Earth, Air, Fire and Water, Love and Death and Fools and Heroes. to help set a condition. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. We are happy to provide pictures of this book on request Illustrator: Kady MacDonald Denton. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0862729327. ISBN/EAN: 9780862729325. Inventory No: 0107025. 
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The Golden Man; A Quest for Eldorado
von Hagen, Victor W.,
Book Club Associates, London, 1974. 
  Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Book Club Edition. XIV, 338 pages, list of illustrations, Exordium to a factual myth, bibliography. Brown coloured endpapers. Black-and-white photographic frontispiece, showing a solid gold figure. The text is illustrated with 66 black and white photographs and a few colour photographs. Light orange coloured boards with gilt titles to the backstrip. Bumping and rubbing to the backstrip edges and rubbing to the book corners. Light foxing to the text block edges. Photographic dustwrapper, with purple and white titles to the front panel and backstrip. Rubbing and creasing to the dustwrapper edges and faint fading to the backstrip. A few marks to the dustwrapper panels and there is a small nick to the top left-hand corner of the front dustwrapper panel. There is a triangular crease to the top right-hand corner of the front fold over panel. This is the history of Eldorado. From being a single golden man the myth has evolved into a city of gold. In this book the author follows the footsteps of many predecessors looking for the legendary city of gold. He discusses the myth, the heroics and the history of untold deaths that Eldorado has caused throughout the ages. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Exploration ; History -- South America ; Inventory No: 0106994. 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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New Larousse Encyclopaedia of Mythology
Not Stated,
ISBN: 0600023508
Hamlyn, London, 1973. 
  Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Reprint. Introduction by Robert Graves, acknowledgements and index. Black-and-white photographic endpages. The text is illustrated with copious colour and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Colour illustrated paperback binding with brown and red coloured titles to the front panel and back strip. Title says it all; mythology from across all cultures and all times. First published in 1959 and this is 6th impression of the new edition of 1968. A little creasing of the book corners with rubbing of the book edges and panels. Read increases to the back strip with fading also present. Uniform tanning of the text block edges along with a few marks. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [4], V - XI, [2], 2 - 500 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0600023508. ISBN/EAN: 9780600023500. Inventory No: 0124358. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. 
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Oceanic Mythology, The Myths of Polynesia, Micronesia, Melanesia, Australia
Poignant, Roslyn:
Paul Hamlyn, London, 1967  1967 
  VG/VG, index. Full of photographic illustrations of tribal art objects from major collections. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2633  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Roman Mythology
Perowne, Stewart
London, Hamlyn. 1969.  1969 
  4to. hardcover. 141pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good, lightly chipped d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Camelot Chronicles: Heroic Adventures From the Age of Legend
Ashley, Mike (Edited By)
ISBN: 0517124505
New York Wings Books. 1995  1995 
  8vo. hardcover. 418pp. Very good, page edges tanned. / near fine d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6047  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cults - Prophecies, Practices & Personalities
Jordan, Michael
The Book Co, 1996 first australian edition.  0 
  4to. 128p. This book includes the cults of the ancients, radical religions, Satanic sects, leaders, prophets and gurus. Illustrated throughout with excellent in-text photographs. Black laminated boards in d/w with same picture. Illustrated end pages. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Book of Islands
Bowman, John S.
New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc. 1971  1971 
  8vo. hardcover. 344pp. very good. / good, chipped d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6416  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Night Riders - In Black Folk History
Gladys-Marie Fry
University of Tennesse Press 1985  1985 
  Excellent copy in new condition with shelf worn d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Spring of Butterflies and other Chinese Folk Tales
Liyi, He:
ISBN: 0688061923
Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, NY 1986.  1986 
  fine copy in d/w with tear at front, Translated by He Liyi. Edited by Neil Philip. Paintings by Pan Aiqing and Li Zhao. Stories not traditionally Chinese (zhuang, bai, tibetan, thai, uighur, kazak, tulong, Yi, naxi,) , translated into chinese and then into english. Illustrated, notes. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Legends and Folklore
John Merrill
Wayland Publishers london 1974  1974 
  excellet copy in same d/w. Part of the Midlands Series, for study and appreciation of local culture. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2075  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Horn & the Sword the history of the bull as symbol of power and fertility
Conrad, Jack Randolph
London, MacGibbon & Kee, 1959  1959 
  8vo. Hardcover. 222pp. + XXXII b/w plates, index. Good condition, foxing to endpapers, small nic in cover, near top of spine (repaired). / torn d/w with small piece missing top of spine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4466  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Folklore of Warwickshire
Palmer, Roy: illustrated by Galsworthy, Gay John
London, Batsford, 1976 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index, near fine. / very good+ d/w.' 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22928  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Monkey Subdues the White-Bone Demon
Wang Hsing-pei (Adapted by), Illustrated by Hsiao-Tai, Chien and Hung-Pen, Chao
Foreign Languages Press - Peking 1976 China  0 
  tall 8vo. Blue wraps. 110pp. Some loss to head and tail of spine. Ilustrated with b/w line drawings. Based on a mythological novel by Wu Cheng-en featuring Monkey from the t.v. series, and Pigsy and Sandy and Tripitaka. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Aquarian Guide to African Mythology
Knappert, Jan
ISBN: 0850308852
Northamptonshire Aquarian Press, 1990  1990 
  Large 8vo softcover 272pp b/w illus. very good. This modest guide to African Mythology does not pretend to give more than an anthology of myths and mythological figures. There are many myths, legends and fables in the more than one thousand languages of Africa. In some entries a myth or fable is told as an illustration of the mysterious character of some animals, e.g. the frog. The reading list at the end of this book is likewise only a selection. The illustrations too, have been inspired by numerous sources. They represent works of traditional African art, some of them very old, so that in many cases not only the artist and his family, but his entire ethnic group have long since died. These art works are now safely stored in the museums of Europe and elsewhere. 
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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King Arthur
Barber, Richard
ISBN: 0351152695
Cardinal 1973  1973 
  8vo softcover 192pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34348  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms
Moffat, Alistair
London Trafalgar Square 1999  1999 
  8vo hardcover 282pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34924  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Quest for Paradise: Visions of Heaven and Eternity in the World’s Myths and Religions
Ashton, John; Whyte, Tom
New Burlington Books 2001  2001 
  4to. hardcover. 160pp. index, colour illus. near fine. / near fine d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35381  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Arthur and the Sovereignty of Britain - King and Goddess in the Mabinogion
Matthews, Caitlin
ISBN: 0140191976
Arkana 1989  1989 
  8vo. Paperback. Good reading copy. no marks. 334pp. Index. The stories of the Mabinogion, rich in legend and the primitive magic of the Celtic Otherworld, heralded the first flowering of European literature and became the source of Arthurian legend as we know it today. The author provides the full commentary on these stories, exploring parallel texts and sources and shedding light on Sovereignty, the Goddess of the Land and the spiritual principle of the Feminine. 
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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Myths and Legends of the Ploynesians
Anderson, Johannes C.
ISBN: 0804804141
Tuttle 1986  1986 
  Fat 8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Copy very good, d/w with tear to top of spine and top extreme. 514pp. Index. Contents includes Polynesia and its people, Koropanga and lakamakua, Uenuku, Fairies and Taniwha, The Tawhaki Cycle, Maui-tikitiki-a-Taranga, Hina Sister of Maui, Pele the Fire-Godess, The Spirit Worlds, Io, Tangaroa and Creation, Tane and Rongo, The Areoi Society and the Hula Dance, Religious Observances. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Universe, the Gods and Mortals
Vernant, Jean-Pierre (Editor)
ISBN: 1861973985
Profile Books Ltd 2001  2001 
  8vo hardcover 205pp. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Acts of KING ARTHUR AND HIS NOBLE KNIGHTS, From the Winchester Manuscripts of Thomas Malory, and other sources
Steinbeck, John. edited by Chase Horton
Book Club 1981  1981 
  8vo. hardcover. 364pp. Very good, light foxing. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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The Grail: The Truth Behind the Myth
Matthews, John
ISBN: 1841812676
Godsfield Press Ltd November 15, 2005  2005 
  8vo hardcover 176pp near fine. The real truth about the Grail, as this entertaining and informative book makes clear, is more exciting than the most fantastic adventure novel. Tracing the Grail's story from its earliest appearance in myth through history, literature, and popular entertainment, this comprehensive illustrated book explores the Grail's secret history and reveals why it continues to fascinate us today. The book unearths the earliest versions of the Grail in myth, examines the part the Grail plays in the events of Christ's Passion, and reveals the truth about the secret societies that "guard" the Grail mysteries. As readers will discover, the Grail also made a mysterious appearance in Arthur's Camelot and disguised itself as the holy bloodline of Jesus and Mary Magdalen, as the philosopher's stone, and as a touchstone of transformation for Jungian psychologists. The book also introduces us to modern Grail seekers and reveals why even the Nazis sought the Grail. This riviting account sets readers straight about the mysterious relic's meaning and purpose. As we discover what the Grail has meant to the men and women of the past, we come to understand the power of this ancient idea in our own life and why we continue to seek it. 
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Tales of a Lonely Island. Rotuman Legends. Oceania Monographs, No. 4
Churchward, C. Maxwell (trans)
Australian National Research Council, Sydney, 1939,  1939 
  Large 8vo. green paper covers.127pp. Good-, small chip on edge of front cover & first few pages , stain on front cover, some wear to cover spine, cover sunned, some foxing. Inscribed & signed by author. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
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King Arthur’s Return: Legends of the Round Table and Holy Grail Retraced
Paterson, Helena - Celtic Art by Davis, Courtney
ISBN: 0713724307
Blandford 1995  1995 
  4to hardcover in d/w. 128pp near fine. Index. Illustrated throughout with Celtic Art. In King Arthur's Return, the great tales, myths and legends of Arthur, Guinevere, Merlin, the Knights of the Round Table and the Quest for the Holy Grail have been vividly recreated in the stunning plates of modern Celtic artwork by Davis. Retracing Arthur's past life in a series of cameos from the ancient Arthurian saga. 
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Words of Wisdom: Russian Folk Tales from Alexander Afanasiev’s Collection
Afanasiev, A.N.
ISBN: 5050046351
Raduga Publisher,C.I.S. August 1998  1998 
  4to Pictorial Laminated boards. 174pp very good. Illustrated with colour plates by Alexander Kurkin. 42 traditional folk tales from Russia. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Mystery and Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls
Shanks, Hershel
ISBN: 0679457577
Random House March 24, 1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 246pp very good. Fifty years ago, in a cave near Qumran on the Dead Sea, a Bedouin shepherd made a remarkable discovery--a cache of scrolls, in Hebrew and Aramaic, dating roughly from the time of Jesus. Here, in hundreds of literary fragments, was a window into an unknown world--the world where Christianity and modern Judaism were born.Everyone has heard about the scrolls, but what, exactly, are their contents? Who wrote them? What do they reveal? Do they undermine the authority of the Hebrew Bible? Do they shed new light on Jesus, his sayings and his sacraments? Until recently, only a handful of experts could answer these questions, for only they had access to the scrolls. Now, thanks to the liberating efforts of scholars such as Hershel Shanks, the scrolls are the property of us all, their mystery at long last yielding to meaning. Here, in arresting detail, is the most complete assessment of the scrolls to date. It is a history of their discovery and dissemination, a summary of their scholarly interpretation, and a thoughtful meditation on their ultimate significance. Above all, it is an act of generosity--a great scholar's gift to the common understanding of the most important ancient texts found in modern times. 
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The Illustrated Book of Sacred Scriptures
Freke, Timothy
ISBN: 0835607585
Quest Books August 25, 1998  1998 
  4to. softcover 176pp very good. Celebrates our diversity and illustrates the common understanding that links all people engaged in the spiritual quest. Gathers holy text from around the world and across the ages. Illustrated with colour photo's. 
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Sacred Imagery Representations of Faith and Worship
Millidge, Judith
ISBN: 1840131691
Grange Books September 1998  1998 
  4to Pictorial Laminated Boards. 144pp index, colour illus. Fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Nightmares in the Sky
Stephen King, f-stop Fitzgerald
ISBN: 0670823074
Viking Studio Books 1988  1988 
  4to. Black Cloth hardcover. 128pp. Color and black and white photographs of gargoyles, fold out colour photographs. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Encyclopaedia of Celtic Wisdom. The Celtic Shaman’s Sourcebook.
Matthews, Caitlin and John.
ISBN: 1852305606
Element Books 1994  1994 
  8vo. softcover. 456pp. index b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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The Celts: Uncovering the Mythic and Historic Origins of Western Culture
Markale, Jean
ISBN: 0892814136
Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont, U.S.A., 1993.  1993 
  8vo. softcover. 320pp. index, b/w illus. Very good 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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The Ancient Wisdom
Ashe, Geoffrey
Macmillan, London, 1977.  1977 
  8vo. hardcover. 232pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Sacred Symbols A Guide to the Timeless Icons of Faith and Worship
Gibson, Clare
ISBN: 1887354182
Saraband, Rowayton, 1998.  1998 
  4to. hardcover. 112pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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The Mythology Of Middle-Earth: A Study Of Tolkien’s Mythology & Its Relationship To The Myths Of The Modern World
Noel, Ruth
ISBN: 0500011877
Thames & Hudson, London, 1977  1977 
  8vo. hardcover. 198pp. index. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The illustrated golden bough : a study in magic and religion / Sir James George Frazer.
Frazer, James George, Sir
ISBN: 0684818507
East Roseville, N.S.W. Simon & Schuster 1996  1996 
  4to hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Hero Myths and Legends of Britain and Ireland
Ebbutt, M. I.
ISBN: 1860198716
Brockhampton Press, London, 1995.  1995 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 152pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Persian Mythology
Hinnells, John
Chancellor Press. London: 19835.  0 
  4to. hardcover. 143pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w with faded spine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Indian Mythology
Ions, Veronica
ISBN: 1851529705
Chancellor Press. London: 1983.  1983 
  4to. laminated boards, hardcover. 143pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Demons, Gods & Holy Men from Indian Myths & Legends
Husain, Shahrukh
ISBN: 0340412437
Hodder & StoughtonSydney 1987.  1987 
  4to. hardcover. 132pp. index, b/w illus. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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An Introduction to Oriental Mythology
Whittaker, Clio (editor)
New Burlington Books, London 1989.  1989 
  4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Scottish Myths and Legends
Sullivan, K E
ISBN: 1860192173
Brockhampton Press, London, 1998  1998 
  4to. hardcover. 128pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Mythology
Cotterell, Arthur
Hermes House 2002  2002 
  8vo hardcover 512pp index, colour illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Creation Myths: Man’s Introduction to the World
MacLagan, David
ISBN: 0500810109
Thames & Hudson 1979  1979 
  4to. softcover. 96pp. colour & b/w ilus. Very good. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Hasidic Tales of the Holocaust: The First Original Hasidic Tales in a Century
Eliach, Yaffa,
ISBN: 067972043x
Oxford University Press, New York, 1982. 
  Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. Apart from 2 short tears top left of the front and rear panels of the dustjacket, spotting of the top edge of the text block, and price clipping of this secondhand book , Derived by the author from interviews and oral histories, 89 original Hasidic tales about the Holocaust provide unprecedented witness, in a traditional idiom, to the victims' inner experience of "unspeakable" suffering rear panel blurb fifth impression. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XXXII, 266, [6] pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Judaica Holocaust; WW IWW II; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 067972043x. ISBN/EAN: 9780679720430. Inventory No: 0267218. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. 
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Tales From The Igloo
Edited and translated by Father Maurice Metayer,
ISBN: 9780888300621
Hurtig, Canada, 1972. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Agnes Nanagak. First Edition. General reading wear. 128 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Illustrator: Agnes Nanagak. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; United States Alaska; ISBN: 088830062X. ISBN/EAN: 9780888300621. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53122. Good Condition
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The Fairies
Scalora, Suza
ISBN: 9780060282349
Harper Collins,  1999. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Beautiful glossy photo illustrations of 'fairies'. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0060282347. ISBN/EAN: 9780060282349. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52466. Very Good Condition
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The Encyclopedia of Mythology classical Celtic Norse
Cotterell, Arthur,
ISBN: 1859671640
Lorenz Books, London, 1996. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. 256 pp, index. Maps, colour, and black and white illustrations. Illustrated dustwrapper matching the illustrated boards. Arranged in typical encyclopaedia form, this book makes a good introduction to the myths of the three most significant ancient cultures in Europe. the original bookshophad covered the book and protected it with clear plastic which they then struck down with a sticky tape, and unfortunately the sticky tape has aged and left an imprint on the front and rear end pages. There is no other damage to describe. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s) Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1859671640. ISBN/EAN: 9781859671641. Inventory No: 0271152. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Very Good Condition
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Brewer’s Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 17th Edition
Brewer, E.Cobham (Editor) & Ayto, John (revised by),
ISBN: 0304357839
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2005. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine Condition/Near Fine. Reprint. the book is illustrated with a number of line drawings, Zodiac and religious symbols. There is no damage to describe. Full number line. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. XXX, 1523, [7] pages. please refer to accompanying picture (s) Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0304357839. ISBN/EAN: 9780304357833. Inventory No: 0271258. This book weighs over 1 Kg packed and extra postal costs will be asked for when shipping outside Australia.. Near Fine Condition
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ARV Nordic Yearbook of Folklore Vol. 61 - 2005
Arne Bugge Amundsen,
The Royal Gustavus Adolphus Academy, Uppsala, 2005. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/. . ISSN 0066-8176 226 pages. Light soiling/marks/foxing to outside edges, endpapers, occasionally throughout. Light soiling to covers. Lightly bumped bottom corners. Light shelf wear. Shipped Weight: .56 kilos. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Very Good Condition
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Forty-Two Fables of La Fontaine
Marsh (trans), Edward
Heinemann,  1924. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. This is the first Trade edition of the book. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Moderately foxed throughout. Deckled edges (rough cut), browned. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 6588. Very Good Condition
Price: 53.40 (AUD)
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The White Cat
D’Aulnoy, Mme. La Comtesse
MacMillan,  1967. Second Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Second Edition. Size: A4 (300 x 210mm approx.). Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2796. Very Good Condition
Price: 72.80 (AUD)
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Daybreak: Legends of Arnhem Land 2
Wells, A. E.
ISBN: 9780851796529
Rigby,  1973. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 60 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Edges browned slightly. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Australia; Indigenous Cultures. ISBN: 0851796524. ISBN/EAN: 9780851796529. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 29595. Very Good Condition
Price: 19.40 (AUD)
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Hindu Myths; A Sourcebook Translated from the Sanskrit
Oflaherty, Wendy -- Translator,
ISBN: 0140443061
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 200 g; 358, (10) pages, in original colour illustrated paperback binding, with a small rub at the lower right-hand corner of the front panel and, partial blacking out of the price on the rear panel. Browning of the page edges. The book includes a number of appendices including bibliography, bibliographical notes, and glossary and index of proper names. this new selection and translation of 75 seminal myths spans the wide range of classical Indian forces, and the traditional themes of life and death are set forth and interwoven with many complex variations which give a kaleidoscopic picture of the development of almost 3000 years of Indian mythology. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion -- Eastern; ISBN: 0140443061. ISBN/EAN: 9780140443066. Inventory No: 0236808. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Here before Kilroy
Walton, Su,
ISBN: 0552084697
Corgi Books, London, 1970. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. First Edition. Colour illustrated card cover with yellow and white coloured titles to the front panel and blue coloured titles to the backstrip. A retelling of old myths using young (for the time) people. Creasing to the book corners and reading creases to the backstrip. Rubbing of the book edges and panels with browning of the textblock edges and pages. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [6], 7-222, [2 further titles from publishing house] pages.. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0552084697. ISBN/EAN: 9780552084697. Inventory No: 0117506. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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From Ritual to Romance: An Account of the Holy Grail from Ancient Ritual to Christian Symbol
Weston, Jessie L.,
Anchor / Doubleday, New York, 1957. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. The author, a noted medievalist, analyses the Grail legend, and observes similarities between the mythos, and characteristics of the Nature Cults, and suggests that these cults may still exist, surviving under conditions of strict secrecy. Previous owners name on the first page, no other damage to describe Size: 12mo (standard paperback). XVIII, 222 pages indexed.. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Christianity; Religion & Theology. Inventory No: 0268863. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
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Temple of the Stars
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
ISBN: 0006336132
Fontana, London, 1973. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. Here, a well-known writer on extra terrestrial phenomena once again shows his remarkable ability to link together ancient history and the more recent past. First softcover edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 224 pages, including further reading list and index.. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; ISBN: 0006336132. ISBN/EAN: 9780006336136. Inventory No: 0246437. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
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Return from the Dead (Man, Myth & Magic)
Hill, Douglas,
ISBN: 0356034631
Macdonald Unit 75, London, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. the history of ghosts, vampires, werewolves and poltergeists, illustrated with 10 black-and-white photographs or drawings. There has been dog hearing of two pages Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 128 pages. The book is a good clean secondhand copy, with reading creases, some rubbing of the edges of the paperback binding, and darkening of the page edges.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Spirituality; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0356034631. ISBN/EAN: 9780356034638. Inventory No: 0244232. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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Temple of the Stars
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
ISBN: 0006336132
Fontana, London, 1976. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. reading creases on the spine, slight rubbing of the edges of the spine, browning of the pages, and a couple of moisture marks. Here, a well-known writer on extra terrestrial phenomena once again shows his remarkable ability to link together ancient history and the more recent past. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 224 pages, including further reading list and index.. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage apart from age toning of the page edges.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; ISBN: 0006336132. ISBN/EAN: 9780006336136. Inventory No: 0242822. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Fair Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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The Mabinogion
Jones, Gwyneth & Jones, Thomas,
ISBN: 0460010972
J. M. Dent, London, 1975. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. there is no damage to describe of the book, apart from toning of the page edges due to age. The book includes supplementary textual notes, and a catalogue of books available in Everyman's Library. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 283 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Celtic; Science Fiction & Fantasy. ISBN: 0460010972. ISBN/EAN: 9780460010979. Inventory No: 0250926. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
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Mysterious Visitors; the UFO Story
Trench, Brinsley Le Poer,
Pan,  1978. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: photographic. reprint. the previous owner has carefully protected the book with a transparent and piece of plastic. A very good copy. From the biblical chariots of Fire to the UFOs of the day a fascinating in-depth study of unidentified flying objects and psychic phenomena Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 178 pages. The book is a secondhand book with reading creases to the spine, and darkening of the page edges, but is otherwise clean, and free of annotation.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; UFOs; Inventory No: 0242449. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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The Greek Myths (Two Volumes)
Graves, Robert,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1957. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. 460 g.(Combined weight); volume 1: -- V, 6-370 pages, then 12 pages following further publications from Penguin Books, introduction by author and map of the Greek world. Volume 2: -- V, 6-412 pages, four pages following further publications from Penguin Books, index and then a foldout map showing sites mentioned within the text. Both books have a brown and white coloured covers with black and brown titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Both books have become slightly browned with age. Internally clean, and free of annotation. Volume 2 has previous owners name in the lower part of the front panel. The classic work on Greek mythology by Robert Graves, in two volumes. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 0257357. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
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Romans and Their Gods (Ancient Culture & Society)
OGILVIE, R. M.,
ISBN: 0701114967
Chatto & Windus, London, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: maps & photographs. reprint. The author makes wide use of original material to give a picture of religious life between 80 B.C and A.D. 69 Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 135 pages. A very clean secondhand copy, with no damage to report. . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: maps & photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Rome; ISBN: 0701114967. ISBN/EAN: 9780701114961. Inventory No: 0251733. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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Sartor Resartus & On Heroes Worship and the Heroic in History (Everyman’s Library)
Carlyle, Thomas,
J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. / E. P. Dutton & Co Inc, London and New York, 1911. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Reprint. introduction by William Henry Hudson and index. Illustrated endpapers showing an art nouveau design in a pale green please see photograph. Brick coloured cloth coloured cloth covered boards with self embossed decoration to the front panel and gilt coloured titles and decoration to the back strip. Dark blue coloured tint to the top text block edge. Two works from this author the first being the author's reading throughout his life and the whyfor of so; and, his classic Heroes and heroic worship throughout history. Everyman's Library. Softening of the back strip with a little rubbing of the book corners. Some flecking along the front fore edges with light age toning of the text block edges and pages and a few foxing spots to the text block edge. Offset tanning and a couple of stains to the first few pages of the book. Previous owner's name to the top edge of the free front endpaper. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). [6], VII - X, 474, [2] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. Inventory No: 0120804. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
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Fables Choisies; mises en vers
La Fontaine ,
Editions Garnier Freres, Paris, 1962. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. introduction, notes and relevant variations have all been composed by Georges Cruton, list, alphabetically of the fables and index. The text is illustrated with 32 black-and-white reproductions of contemporary illustrations. Plain yellow card cover with black and red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with red and black coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. A rendering of the French storyteller, La Fontaine, fables, with explanation and notes to each fable. The text is in French. A little creasing and browning to the head end to the heel of the backstrip and creasing to the book corners. Light browning to the top textblock edge in light age toning of the other edges and of the internal pages. Original bookseller's sticker to the lower right-hand corner of the verso of the front panel. Creasing and rubbing to the dustwrapper edges and dustwrapper panels. Fading to the backstrip and the dustwrapper shows a few stains and marks. On the verso of the dustwrapper are listing of further books from the publishing house. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). (9), II-XXXVII, (4), 4-576, (8) pages,. Text is in French. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; France; French Language; Inventory No: 0114108. Very Good Condition
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Myths and Legends of the South Seas (Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks; history & mythology)
Poignant, Roslyn,
ISBN: 060000130X
Sun Books, Melbourne, 1970. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. a nice clean copy with no damage and no annotation. The mythology of Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia illustrated with line drawings in colour stop Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 160 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Mythology; Pacific; ISBN: 060000130X. ISBN/EAN: 9780600001300. Inventory No: 0260824. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Very Good Condition
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The rescue a double volume 789
Conrad, Joseph,
Penguin, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1950. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. Reprint. Head and tail of spine reinforced with sticky tape, sticky tape marks on the front and rear end pages, foxing on the rear panel, aged toning of the page edges. Internally clean. This is the first Penguin edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Greece; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 0266874. Post will be reduced to $7.80 for posting inside Australia, at the time of processing the order.. Good Condition
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The Greek Myths (Two Volumes) (Penguin Classics)
Graves, Robert,
Penguin Books, Middlesex, England, 1955. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. Volume 1: -- V, 6-370 pages, then 12 pages following further publications from Penguin Books, introduction by author and map of the Greek world. Volume 2: -- V, 6-412 pages, four pages following further publications from Penguin Books, index and then a foldout map showing sites mentioned within the text. Both books have a brown and white coloured covers with black and brown titles to the front panel and black titles to the backstrip. Black and white photograph of author to the rear panel of the books. The classic work on Greek mythology by Robert Graves, in two volumes. Both books show rubbing and creasing to the book corners and rubbing to the book edges. Both books have become slightly browned and there is Browning of the back strip. Browning to the text block edges and pages. The lower right hand corner of Volume 1 has become a little creased and chipped. There is a small, 0.25 ", spit to the lower corner of the front spine gutter please see photograph. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Greece; Ancient (BC); Inventory No: 0121169. Good
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Tolkien’s World Myth, Magic and meaning in ...
Helms, Randel,
ISBN: 0586043659
Panther, London, 1976. reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. reprint. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 144 pages. a clean secondhand copy, no damage to detail apart from age toning of the page edges. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Essays & Literary Criticism; Middle-Earth; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0586043659. ISBN/EAN: 9780586043653. Inventory No: 0264059. Very Good Condition
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The Wise Men of Chelm
Tenenbaum, Samuel,
Collier-Macmillan Ltd, London, 1969. First Edition
 Softcover (Illustrated) Softcover (Illustrated). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Zevi Blum. First Edition. preface by author. The text is illustrated with black-and-white drawings by Zevi Blum, also drew the illustration for the front panel. Yellow and black coloured titles to the front panel and black and white coloured titles to the backstrip. A series of folktales celebrating the misadventures of the townsfolk of the mythological shtetl of Chelm. Creasing to the book corners with reading creases to the backstrip. Two half creases to the front panels with a small chip to the top right hand corner of the backstrip. Age toning of the textblock edges and pages. Original bookseller's stamp to the top left hand corner of the verso of the front panel. First edition of the work in this format and binding, and/or set or series. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 191, [1] pages,. Previous bookseller's sticker to the rear panel.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Zevi Blum. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Judaica; Inventory No: 0119413. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $7.80 for shipment within Australia. . Good Condition
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The Golden Bough; A Study in Magic and Religion Abridged Edition
Frazer, James George Sir,
ISBN: 0333096290
Macmillan, London, 1974. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Reprint. Draws on myths, rituals, totems and taboos from ancient European and primitive cultures throughout the world was abridged by the authour into this single volume in 1922. paraphrasing the rear panel blurb. The book is secondhand. On the top edge of the text block there is 1/2 circle brown mark, which does not penetrate into the top margin at all. The book is otherwise clean, without any annotation, a lovely copy. Abridged edition. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). XXXIV, 907 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0333096290. ISBN/EAN: 9780333096291. Inventory No: 0271176. Very Good Condition
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South Seas Myths and Legends
Hanauer, J. E.
ISBN: 0091850401
Hutchinson, Great Britain, 1996. Reprint
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 380 pages. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0091850401. ISBN/EAN: 9780091850401. Inventory No: 13100331. Very Good
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Tales from the Roof of the World : Folktales of Tibet
Timpanelli, Gioia
ISBN: 0670712493
Viking Press, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. Clear plastic protective cover over dustjacket. Usual library stamps, pocket on front end page, moisture rippling to first four pages, dustjacket is taped to inside of covers which has caused localised browning Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0670712493. ISBN/EAN: 9780670712496. Inventory No: 08060057. Good (ex-library)
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Classic Folk Tales from Around the World
Nye, Robert (edited)
ISBN: 1858913306
Random House, Great Britain, 1996. 
 Trade Paperback Trade Paperback. Good/. . 605 pages. Covers have moderate creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. This collection, in a series of value-for-mo ney classic short story anthologies, contains over 250 folkt ales from around the world, from Cinderella to the creation myths of Pacific islanders. ' Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1858913306. ISBN/EAN: 9781858913308. Inventory No: 16060043. Good
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Millennium Prophecies
Skinner, Stephen
ISBN: 1863090487
The Book Company, Sydney, 1994. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair/No Dust Jacket. . 160 pages. Book has been water damaged and has rippling of pages and surface tear to inside of front board. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1863090487. ISBN/EAN: 9781863090483. Inventory No: 10080394. Fair
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The Holy Blood And The Holy Grail
Baigent, Michael & Leigh, Richard & Lincoln, Henry
ISBN: 0099682419
Hutchinson, Great Britain, 1996. Reprint
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. Reprint. 558 pages. Reading creases to spine. Covers have no creasing. Corners of covers are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are lightly tanned. A vast number of people have become enthralled with the story of the nineteenth-century French priest who, in his mountain village at the foot of the Pyrenees, discovered something which enabled him to amass and spend a fortune of millions of pounds. The tale seems to begin with buried treasure and then turns into an unprecedented historical detective story - a modern Grail quest leading back through cryptically coded parchments, secret societies, the Knights Templar, the Cathar heretics of the 12th and 13th centuries and a dynasty of obscure French kings deposed more than 1,300 years ago. Now, after more than ten years of research, Henry Lincoln and his co-authors, Michael Baigent and Richard Leigh, publish the results of their inquiry into this taunting enigma. What really lies at the core of this discovery of Rennes-le-Chateau is not material riches, but a secret - a secret of explosive and controversial proportions, which radiates out from the little Pyrenees village to encompass the whole of Western civilisation. The secret is no mere historical curiosity. Its repercussions stretch all the way to the contemporary politics and the entire edice of the Christian faith. It involves nothing less than the Holy Grail - not as a mystical chalice of medieval legend but as something more tangible which has played a vital role in the shaping of Western history. The enigma extends to our own day, implicating such men as de Gaulle and Malraux. It also casts an astonishing new light on such events as the Renaissance and the Crusades. Most startlingly it pertains to the origins of Christianity and the very identity of Jesus. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; History. ISBN: 0099682419. ISBN/EAN: 9780099682417. Inventory No: 15030056. Very Good
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Long Ago : Stories of the Australian Aborigines
Cox, Peter (Selected)
ISBN: 1875638024
Antipodes Design, Australia, 1991. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good/. First Edition. Small surface tear on front cover. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 1875638024. ISBN/EAN: 9781875638024. Inventory No: 15100095. Very Good
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Camelot and the Vision of Albion
Ashe, Geoffrey
Book Club Associates, Great Britain, 1975. Book Club Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good Condition. Book Club Edition. 233 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has superficial rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear. Pages are lightly tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 16050016. Near Fine
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Mythology of the British Isles
Ashe, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0413629902
Methuen, Great Britain, 1990. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First Edition. 304 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has slight fading. Dust jacket has light creasing. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. This book is planned on the pattern of Robert Graves's "Greek Myths" and "Hebrew Myths". Each section deals with its topic first as presented in legend or story-telling or speculation. Then a commentary discusses the sources, the facts, the underlying ideas, the rehandling in subsequent writing. The time-span of the survey extends from prehistory to the 9th century AD. Geoffrey Ashe has also written "King Arthur's Avalon - The Story of Glastonbury", "Avalonian Quest" and "The Ancient Wisdom". Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0413629902. ISBN/EAN: 9780413629906. Inventory No: 16050010. Fine
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The Messianic Legacy
Baigent, Michael & Leigh, Richard & Lincoln, Henry
ISBN: 0552131822
Corgi, Great Britain, 1987. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 500 pages. Edgewear and minor creasing to covers. Lightly tanned pages. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Religion & Theology. ISBN: 0552131822. ISBN/EAN: 9780552131827. Inventory No: 11010646. Good
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Legends of Ireland
Garnier, C. M.
World Publishing Company, Great Britain, 1968. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. . 190 pages. Dust jacket has minor bumping to edges. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Ireland; Inventory No: 11120517. Near Fine
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Tales of Ancient India
Van Buitenen, J. A. B.
Phoenix Books, USA, 1969. Fourth Impression
 Medium Trade Paperback Medium Trade Paperback. Good/. Fourth Impression. 260 pages. Lightly tanned pages. Edgewear and minor creasing to covers. "This admirably produced and well-translated volume of stories from the Sanskrit takes the Western reader into one of the Golden Ages of India. . . . The world in which the tales are set is one which placed a premium upon slickness and guile as aids to success. . . . Merchants, aristocrats, Brahmins, thieves and courtesans mingle with vampires, demi-gods and the hierarchy of heaven in a series of lively or passionate adventures. The sources of the individual stories are clearly indicated; the whole treatment is scholarly without being arid."--"The Times Literary Supplement " "Fourteen tales from India, newly translated with a terse and vibrant effectiveness. These tales will appeal to any reader who enjoys action, suspense, characterization, and suspension of disbelief in the supernatural."--"The Personalist" Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 13020404. Good
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Atlantis: The Lost Continent Revealed
Berlitz, Charles
ISBN: 0333378490
Macmillan, Great Britain, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. This is the first UK edition. 223 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Spine has minor lean. Dust jacket has moderate creasing. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Pages are lightly tanned. Edges of pages are reasonably browned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Archaeology. ISBN: 0333378490. ISBN/EAN: 9780333378496. Inventory No: 13100343. Good (ex-library)
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Celtic Myth and Legend, Poetry and Romance
Squire, Charles
ISBN: 0517304902
Crown Publishers, USA, 1979. Second Printing
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good Condition. Second Printing. 450 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket has light creasing. Edges of dust jacket have light bumping and minor chipping. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are reasonably tanned. Small section of surface damage on front end page from removal of previous owner's name . Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0517304902. ISBN/EAN: 9780517304907. Inventory No: 14011486. Good
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More Than A Prophet
Hession, Brian
Peter Davies, London, 1959. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. . 218 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Tanned pages. Dust Jacket is fully intact, but has small holes or chips down flap edges and other signs of wear to top and bottom edges, corners etc. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Gift inscription in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Inventory No: 12092109. Good
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
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Folk Medicine
Wannan, Bill
Hill of Content, Melbourne, 1970. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. . 190 pages. Ex-library with usual marks, stamps, stickers. Edges of boards have substantial wear. Edges of dust jacket have superficial wear and minor chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Dust jacket is protected in clear, plastic sleeve. Edges of pages are considerably browned. Pages are reasonably tanned. A Miscellany Of Old Cures & Remedies, Superstitions, and Old Wives' Tales, Having Particular Reference To Australia and The British Isles Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17020302. Good
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When Yondi Pushed Up the Sky
Eggleston, Roland
Jonathan Cape, London, 1963. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Fair. Illustrator: Grace Huxtable. First Edition. 127 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear. Dust jacket has moderate rubbing. Edges of dust jacket have moderate wear and moderate chips and/or tears. Dust jacket is unclipped. Edges of pages are mildly foxed. Pages are reasonably tanned. School library stamp on first and last pages. Illustrator: Grace Huxtable. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17020286. Good
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Greek Island Mythology
Dowrick, Stephanie
ISBN: 0450018865
New English Library, Great Britain, 1974. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 123 pages. Covers have light creasing and superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are considerably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0450018865. ISBN/EAN: 9780450018862. Inventory No: 17010190. Good
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Stories and Legends from Filipino Folklore
Coronel, Maria Delia
University of Santo Tomas, Philippines, 1976. Reprint
 Softcover Softcover. Good/. Reprint. 255 pages. Covers have no creasing. Edges of covers have moderate wear. Spine has moderate reading creases. Pages are reasonably tanned. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 15070197. Good
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The Arcadian Cipher : The Quest to Crack the Code of Christianity’s Greatest Secret
Blake, Peter
ISBN: 0330391194
Pan Macmillan, Great Britain, 2001. 
 Paperback Paperback. Good/. . 286 pages. Edgewear and creasing to covers. Minor spine lean. Remainder mark. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Magic, Paranormal & Occult; Myths, Legends & Folklore. ISBN: 0330391194. ISBN/EAN: 9780330391191. Inventory No: 11080022. Good
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
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Superstitions and Old Wives’ Tales
Author Not Stated,
ISBN: 0949819824
Reader's Digest, Australia, 1986. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good/. . 50 pages. Covers have superficial rubbing/wear. Edges of covers have superficial edgewear and corners are lightly bumped. Spine is uncreased. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; ISBN: 0949819824. ISBN/EAN: 9780949819826. Inventory No: 14090013. Very Good
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Folk Tales from China: Fourth Series
Author Not Stated,
Foreign Languages Press, Peking, 1958. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Sha Keng-Shih. . 137 pages. Covers have moderate rubbing/wear and slight soiling. Edges of boards have moderate wear. Spine has minor lean. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are lightly tanned. Illustrator: Sha Keng-Shih. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 17030012. Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Lays and Legends of Thomond : With Historical and Traditional Notes
Hogan, Michael
City Printing, Limerick, 1924. Revised Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/No Dust Jacket. Revised Edition. 449 pages. Edges of boards have moderate edgewear and corners are moderately bumped. Spine has considerable fading. No dust jacket with this book. Pages are reasonably tanned. Previous owner's name in ink. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Myths, Legends & Folklore; Inventory No: 15080158. Good
Price: 253.00 (AUD)
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St. George : Hero, Martyr and Myth
Riches, Samantha,
Sutton Publishing, UK, 2000. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. JACKET: Minor edgewear, significant scrattling to back of jacket. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Fine Condition
Price: 19.90 (AUD)
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Scottish Folk Tales And Legends
Wilson, Barbara Ker,
Oxford University Press, London, 1963. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Kiddell-Monroe, Joan. Reprint. Plastic protected Traces of mildew to cloth boards.. Fine pale spotting to endpapers and edges. DJ shows wear to top and bottom edges of spine. Price clipped. Illustrator: Kiddell-Monroe, Joan. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.90 (AUD)
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The Discovery of King Arthur
Ashe, Geoffrey,
Sutton, UK, 2003. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. . Jacket: Minor edgewear and scrattling. Fine Condition
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